Today, 10 October 2021, is World Mental Health Day. In this article, Hannah Lynn explores what employees can do if their mental health is suffering, the right to reasonable adjustments and what employers can do to offer support and help remove the stigma surrounding mental health.
We are pleased to announce that we have again been ranked as a top tier firm by Legal 500 for 2022.
The Government has published a consultation seeking views on proposals to expand and improve the flexible working framework. In this briefing, we look at the proposals for reform, as well as the changes that the Government has declined to take forward.
An employer’s refusal to allow an employee to make modest adjustments to her working hours following her return from maternity leave has been held to be indirect sex discrimination. An Employment Tribunal awarded the employee £185,000.
In the recent case of Shipp v City Sprint UK Limited an Employment Tribunal unanimously held that a senior employee was unfairly dismissed, harassed and discriminated against on the grounds of maternity/pregnancy and sex.