In a recent case, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) found that an employee's diplopia, which was correctable by contact lenses albeit with side effects, was not a disability for the purpose of the Equality Act 2010.
The Women and Equalities Committee has published a report identifying a number of concerns regarding non-disclosure provisions in settlement agreements to resolve employment disputes or terminate employment.
With cohabiting families totalling 3.3 million, they are the fastest growing type of family over the last 20 years. If you are currently part of a cohabiting family, it is important that you know your rights.
It is not discrimination for an employer to have enhanced maternity leave benefits but not enhanced shared parental leave (SPL) benefits. This is the decision in respect of direct discrimination claims and now also indirect discrimination claims.
Employers are under a duty to make 'reasonable adjustments' for employees who are 'disabled' for the purposes of the Equality Act 2010 with a view to reducing or removing any disadvantage suffered by that individual.
The Department for Education has published the long awaited new model Articles of Association for MATs operating Church of England schools and 'mixed' MATs operating a combination of Church of England schools and non-Church of England schools.