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BBC Newswatch presenter Samira Ahmed wins her equal pay case against the BBC
Sejal Patel explains ethical veganism and a recent case in the headlines
Competing Protected Characteristics - transgender reassignment and the law - and what it means for employers and employees
Emma Piff, family solicitor at Lawson-West provides insight into the recent Supreme Court ruling allowing opposite-sex couples the choice to opt for a Civil Partnership, something only permitted to same-sex couples until now.
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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
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Lawson-West supports Welland Park Academy Careers Evening
World Mental Health Day: stress in the workplace now a commonplace occurrence
Lawson-West Solicitors in Leicestershire has announced the promotion of three more solicitors
Sexual Orientation Discrimination - Association, Perception and “Related to”
According to Ministry of Justice Figures, there were 6,550 disability discrimination claims at employment tribunals last year. This is a 37% increase on the year before, and represents a growth rate which is eight times faster than the increase in total claims over the same period.
The Islamic tradition Ramadan will commence this Sunday 5th May for 30 days. During this time individuals observing Ramadan will fast between the hours of sunrise and sunset. As an employer it is important to be aware of anyone in your team who is observing Ramadan and ensure suitable provisions are in place for those individuals in order to support them. Fasting will take place mainly during working hours and it is important to be aware of the potential impact it can have in the workplace.
Flexible working is, perhaps, the panacea for many parents. In addition, manged in the correct manner, it may be a long-term solution for employers too, facing a skills gap, an issue with finding employees in a post-Brexit Britain and even to resource existing vacancies that require a particular skill or personality fit. So, what is the problem?