On 13 February, the Supreme Court granted permission for an appeal against the Court of Appeal judgment in the case of Royal Mencap Society v Tomlinson-Blake EWCA Civ 1641, in relation to care workers on sleep-in shifts.
As of 1 March 2019, the Fundraising Regulator is publicly naming every organisation it investigates. The new policy applies regardless of whether the organisation is found to have breached the Fundraising Code of Practice.
An Employment Judge has strongly criticised an employer's response to an employee's disclosure that he was considering suicide, saying that in the Tribunal's "combined 60 years' judicial experience we have not before seen such an appalling response."
The Government Equalities Office has published two new pieces of guidance to help employers close their gender pay gap by both identifying the root causes of their gender pay gap as well as what steps and actions can be taken to eradicate it.