News and articles – Advice
The Equality Act 2010 makes it unlawful to discriminate against someone because of their religion or belief. With religious festivals of all faiths spread throughout the year, employers need to be aware of workers’ rights and some of the issues that can arise.
The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has decided that an employer’s failure to provide an impartial grievance appeal process could amount to a breach of any implied term of trust and confidence between employer and employee and thus form the basis of a constructive dismissal claim.
It is good news that we now live longer, and can look forward to a longer retirement. The latest statistics reveal that on average men can expect to live to 78 years and women to 82 years. However, the chances of remaining healthy and able throughout our retirement and into old age are unfortunately not so good.