The Employment Appeal Tribunal has confirmed that there need only be a 'loose' causal link between a person's disability and any unfavourable treatment in order for a discrimination arising from disability claim to be established.
A recent case has looked at the extent to which workers could argue that their first and final trips of the working day, to and from their place of work, could be considered 'working time' for the purposes of the EU Working Time directive.
The Employment Appeal Tribunal ('EAT') said that an employee of BT Managed Services (BT) who had been off sick for over five years did not transfer to a new employer, Ericsson, along with the rest of his team under the TUPE regulations.
The recent European Court of Justice's (ECJ) decision in CHEZ Razpredelenie Bulgaria AD v Komisia za zashtita ot diskriminatsia has extended the coverage of indirect discrimination in the context of the provision of goods and services.
On 21 August 2015, the government launched a consultation about, amongst other things, the introduction of an apprenticeship levy on large employers to fund apprenticeship training through 'digital vouchers'.
The High Court has held that a university's refusal to allow an employee to be accompanied by a representative of a professional defence organisation at an investigation meeting was unfair and breached the implied term of trust and confidence.