Fat is the new disabled

A European Court of Justice (ECJ) decision has today been handed down which sets out that those employees who are obese, can be protected under the Equality Act (Disability Discrimination). The case concerned a Danish man who was sacked as a child minder as he was too...

Christmas party reminder

Along with most lawyers, we usually send out a reminder at Christmas about the perils of the Christmas party.  This year, drawing on years of experience, we advise the following: Don’t pay for free drink all night. (We know you won’t need telling twice) It’s a really...