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From time to time we will post news articles and announcements relating to the firm and to various legal issues that may be of interest to you.

Sexual harassment; recommendations for further workplace protection

Westminster’s Women and Equalities Committee has now produced its report on sexual harassment in the workplace after a six-month investigation.

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The Dos and Don’ts of Employment References

Employers and employees alike will often ask for advice in relation to references after an employment relationship has ended. This is an issue we are often asked about and it is surprising how often some common misconceptions arise.

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Discipline Where Conduct is Linked to Disability

In a recent case, the Court of Appeal held that a fair dismissal can amount to discrimination arising from disability under the Equality Act where an employee is dismissed for misconduct caused by their disability. This can be the case even if the employer did not know that the disability caused the misconduct.

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New Direction for the Gig Economy Debate

The recent stream of high profile cases dealing with worker status in the gig economy have considered whether individuals can be considered workers, as opposed to self-employed contractors, against the backdrop of claims for monetary rights and benefits such as the national minimum wage and holiday pay.

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