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'.
  • Jerry Ogbonna vs Partnership of East London Cooperatives (PELC)

    March 2019

    It is unlawful to discriminate against employees because of race – the definition of race under the Equality Act 2010 includes different elements of colour, nationality, and ethnic or national origin.

  • Ben Plaistow v HM Prison Woodhill

    March 2019

    Sexual orientation discrimination occurs when an employee is treated less favourably because of their sexual orientation, their perceived sexual orientation or because of the sexual orientation of someone who they have associated with.

  • Mrs Olwen Renowden v The Office For National Statistics (ONS)

    March 2019

    Sex discrimination in the Equality Act 2010 makes it unlawful for an employer to discriminate against employees because of their sex, perceived sex or association with someone of a particular sex. This type of discrimination can occur during recruitment, dismissals or selection for promotion.

  • Eileen Jolly vs Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust

    February 2019

    According to research done by CV-Library, three quarters of Brits say age discrimination is common in their workplace. This means age discrimination is one of the most common forms of workplace discrimination, even though the Equality Act 2010 makes it illegal to: