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'.
  • Mrs Baldeh vs the Churches Housing Association

    May 2019

    Many people who are familiar with the Equality Act 2010 are aware that a claim for direct disability discrimination will be more successful if the claimant has disclosed their disability to an employer, either at the recruitment stage or early on in their employment.

  • Emma Woolf v Universal Science

    May 2019

    Sexual harassment doesn’t just make the workplace an unsafe, uncomfortable and upsetting environment to be in. It is also illegal under the Equality Act 2010 and employers are liable if they do not take steps to investigate claims of sexual harassment.

  • Theresa Georges v Pobl Group

    May 2019

    Under the Equality Act 2010, racial harassment occurs when an employee is humiliated, offended or degraded because of their race. For example, if a colleague is called racist names at work and they are offended or degraded by it, they can make a claim for racial harassment.

  • Emma Pease vs South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (SWYP NHS FT)

    April 2019

    What is the difference between unfavourable treatment and discrimination in the Equality Act 2010?