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'.
  • Ms J Prewett vs Greene King

    August 2019

    If complaints of sexual harassment arise in the workplace, it is important for employers to remember that an alleged harasser’s behaviour can be considered sexual harassment regardless of whether that was their intention or not.

  • Mr B Kuppala vs HBOS

    August 2019

    When looking at an employee’s performance, it is important to consider if an existing health condition or disability may be having an impact on their work before proceeding with dismissal or redundancy.

  • 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.