Articles Archives – BDBF LLP

Unwanted shoulder massages at work did not amount to harassment

In the era of #MeToo, employers are under increasing pressure to stamp out sexual harassment in the workplace. Faced with a more knowledgeable and vocal workforce, employers must ensure that the workplace culture does not encourage or tolerate inappropriate conduct.

Vegetarianism is not a philosophical belief under the Equality Act 2010

To date, an eclectic range of beliefs have acquired protection from discrimination at work, from beliefs in climate change, Scottish nationalism and the ability of mediums to communicate with the dead, to beliefs against lying, fox hunting and hare coursing. Therefore, one could be forgiven for thinking that a belief in vegetarianism would easily acquire protection.

Top notch growth for BDBF

Leading specialist employment law firm, BDBF, adds three further employment lawyer hires bringing their headcount to 6 partners and 10 associates.

Fathers at Work – Understanding Paternity Leave

The number of men taking time off work when their baby is born is falling. Despite the government’s attempts to encourage fathers to increase the time they spend caring for their children, it seems many men do not take advantage of their statutory right to paternity leave.