Employee/Shareholder Contracts

It was announced last night that the House of Lords have rejected the introduction of Employee/Shareholder contracts. These were the contracts whereby employees could swap employment rights for shares. You may remember that we have been critical of the value of this...

Disability and fatness

Fatness as a disability has been examined in the Appeal Tribunal this week. Please note the date, it is NOT April 1st. In this case, the employee was considered by any reasonable standard as being obese. The gentleman in question suffered from a number of conditions,...