Competing Protected Characteristics - transgender reassignment and the law - and what it means for employers and employees
– A Timeline of Sexism and Equality.
Employment lawyer Carrie-Ann Randall shares her research into the main Acts of law that have brought us closer to Equality in the UK and within the legal profession.
Lawyer Carrie-Ann interviewed on BBC Leicester Radio about Endometriosis
World Mental Health Day: stress in the workplace now a commonplace occurrence
Carrie-Ann Randall adds to the debate on Endometriosis
Legal employment expert and fellow Endometriosis sufferer, Carrie-Ann Randall at Lawson-West Solicitors, raises the awareness of Endometriosis in the workplace.
Sexual Orientation Discrimination - Association, Perception and “Related to”
Senior Banker whose job was marginalised whilst on Maternity leave wins tribunal.
A senior banker at Commerzbank’s London markets has won a case that claimed sex discrimination, maternity discrimination and harassment at London Central Employment Tribunal.
A recent discrimination case ruling by an employment tribunal in the UK has overturned the dismissal of, and awarded damages to, a female court worker. This has added an interesting stance to our understanding of workplace discrimination, the Equality Act 2010 and to the growing debate on attitudes towards menopause in the workplace.
Often individuals suffer from multiple complaints that could in essence be considered as a Disability in accordance with the Equality Act 2010. Recently, colour blindness has been determined within the Employment Tribunal as an impairment, but the Claimant’s red-green colour blindness could not be considered a disability under the Equality Act 2010. Cases such as this could leave many wondering whether or not they have the right to make a disability claim.
A former senior vice president is taking his employment discrimination case to the court of appeal after previous hearings at an Employment Tribunal and an Employment Appeal Tribunal. The case revolves around whether it is fair for an employee to be dismissed for refusing to co-operate in workplace discrimination against them.
There have been many stories in the press of late, concerning the gig economy, but were you aware that foster carers are not classified as employees but as workers? This means they do not receive the benefits that employees do.
The Low Pay Commission recently carried out a report which concluded that it is women who are routinely paid less than the national minimum wage, and the main rationale behind this is because they are less likely to complain about it
Fibromyalgia is a form of chronic pain syndrome, the symptoms of which leave people with overwhelming pain, headaches, sleeplessness and depression. Managing such a condition at work can be challenging but you should not be placed at a disadvantage if you are a sufferer.