An employment tribunal has found that whilst a Christian employee's beliefs that sex and gender are set at birth and cannot be changed were protected beliefs under the Equality Act 2010, her dismissal was not a consequence of her expressing those beliefs.
Whilst the Government has been singing the praises of workers in the NHS, particularly those working in hospitals, one sector of health professionals that have been working throughout the pandemic has hardly received a mention.
Many in the pharma and life sciences sector have expressed concern over the seemingly low prospects of a trading deal between the EU and UK after the end of the Brexit transition period on 31 December 2020...
The pandemic has been associated with an increase in the number of men and women seeking help for domestic abuse. New guidance from the CIPD and EHRC explains the importance of employers supporting staff in such extremely difficult personal circumstances.
In April 2017, the Government introduced substantive changes to the intermediary rules (IR35) in the public sector. The Government then announced an intention to implement the same rules in the private sector with effect from April 2020.
The family team, led by Partner Samantha Hickman, are pleased to have been able to advise so many parents, grandparents and other family members during lockdown, particularly in respect of their child arrangements.