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When Does Unfavourable Treatment Amount to Discrimination?
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An Employment Tribunal found South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust had unlawfully discriminated against an employee by sending an important email to her work account which she did not...
Gareth Edwards
Gareth Edwards
VWV
Posted on: 27th March 2019
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Is Suspension a Breach of Contract?
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The Court of Appeal held a school had 'reasonable and proper cause' to suspend a teacher pending a formal investigation into misconduct allegations and that suspension was not, in the circumstances,...
Gareth Edwards
Gareth Edwards
VWV
Posted on: 19th March 2019
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How to Interpret 'Long-Term' - Disability Discrimination
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A person is disabled under the Equality Act 2010 if they have a physical or mental impairment that has a 'substantial' and 'long-term' negative effect on their ability to do normal daily activities...
Gareth Edwards
Gareth Edwards
VWV
Posted on: 12th March 2019
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Winners and Losers in the High Street
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After the 2018 Autumn Budget, the BBC reported that, despite some relief being proposed for (generally smaller) businesses, many would continue to see their bills outstripping inflation. By making...
David Tanswell
David Tanswell
Commercial proeprty advisors
Posted on: 11th February 2019
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