Case law updates

It's important for you as an employer to keep up to date on the latest legal developments on inclusion, diversity and equality.
That's why we've teamed up with DAC Beachcroft LLP to provide members with top legal advice to make sure you've dotted all your 'i's' and crossed all your 't's'.
  • Lehla Aboulossoud vs Eltham Crematorium

    July 2019

    To make a discrimination claim an employee does not necessarily need to have been a direct victim of bullying or harassment or have the protected characteristic to which the discriminatory behaviour or harassment was being directed against.

  • Professor John Pitcher vs Chancellor, Masters and Scholars of the University of Oxford and Saint John the Baptist College in the University of Oxford

    July 2019

    Are older employees required to retire when they come of pension age? There is no legal retirement age, so employers do not need to adopt one unless they have a very good reason for doing so.

  • Mrs Jane Higham and Ms Laura Escott v Chief Constable of Greater Manchester Police (GMP)

    June 2019

    Sex discrimination happens when an employee is treated differently because of their sex.

  • Chris Hargreaves vs Department for Work and Pensions (DWP)

    June 2019

    It is important for employers to remember that a disability in the Equality 2010 Act is defined as a mental or physical impairment that has substantial or long-term effect on someone’s ability to do certain activities.