disability discrimination

DISABILITY DISCRIMINATION: APPROACH WITH CAUTION

  • 01 November 2014
  • McGrade

It has been reported this week that the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has been ordered to pay substantial compensation to a disabled ...

convicted criminals

CONVICTED CRIMINALS: TO EMPLOY OR NOT TO EMPLOY?

  • 01 October 2014
  • McGrade

There has been a great deal of controversy following the reported plans of Sheffield United to re-sign Ched Evans following his release from p...

dress code policy

IMPLEMENTING A DRESS CODE POLICY

  • 01 September 2014
  • McGrade

WHAT SHOULD YOU CONSIDER? Corporate image is key to many employers, and it will often be important for employees to maintain this co...

discriminatory

WHEN DOES BANTER BECOME DISCRIMINATORY?

  • 01 August 2014
  • McGrade

The recent furore over Malky MacKay (former manager of Cardiff City) and the text messages which he allegedly sent has highlighted the difficu...

obesity

COULD OBESITY BE A DISABILITY

  • 01 July 2014
  • McGrade

There has been a flurry of press coverage about a recent Danish case (Kaltoft v The Municipality of Billund), which considers whether, under E...

flexible working

FLEXIBLE WORKING EXTENDED

  • 01 June 2014
  • McGrade

THE LAW IS CHANGING The law in relation to flexible working is changing on 30 June 2014. The right to request flexible working will ...

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