Discrimination, Indirect on the grounds of religion

A curious decision by the Appeal Tribunal who overturned the Employment Tribunal’s decision that a teacher was not discriminated against on the grounds of her religion.  This case reminds us all how indirect discrimination can be present in the most surprising of...

High heels and sexism at work

The headlines may have caught your eye in relation to the employee sent home for wearing high heels. So what is the legal position for employers? A sensible dress code imposed by employers is reasonable and to a certain extent can be sex specific. For example, you...

Unfair dismissal and constructive dismissal

It has long been good law that someone who resigns when they fail to negotiate a good enough deal for their departure cannot succeed in a constructive unfair dismissal case.  This is because such a reason for resignation cannot repudiate the contract. This has lead in...