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Employment law news, reviews & break-throughs from the didlaw team.

We are what we eat (sometimes).

January 25th, 2020|

I don't suppose the lawyers who penned the provisions of the Equality Act 2010 dealing with the protected characteristic of "religion or belief" had veganism in mind as they went about their task. But equality [...]

Some employees are parents, get over it!

January 23rd, 2020|

It's 5:50am, your alarm is set for 8:15am.  What could possibly happen?  Well, those tiny feet and the shouts of “Mummy, mummy!” are soon heard.  It’s tough being a working mother, especially with a partner [...]

Happy New Equal Pay Year All!

January 15th, 2020|

Good news for equal pay supporters at the start of 2020. Bad news for the BBC (again).  Samira Ahmed, journalist, broadcaster and presenter has won her widely reported equal pay claim against the BBC. Ms [...]

Bullying in the beauty industry and more widely.

November 27th, 2019|

didlaw’s Managing Director, Karen Jackson, spoke with the BBC’s Victoria Derbyshire this week about the problem of bullying in the beauty industry and more widely. https://twitter.com/VictoriaLIVE/status/1199635277389516800?s=20

When does a claimant become disabled?

October 29th, 2018|

Did a tribunal fail to apply the correct test when using the term “necessarily predicting” in assessing disability? No, says the EAT in Martin v University of Exeter. A preliminary hearing was held to determine [...]

When does a claimant become disabled?

October 28th, 2018|

Did a tribunal fail to apply the correct test when using the term “necessarily predicting” in assessing disability? No, says the EAT in Martin v University of Exeter. A preliminary hearing was held to determine [...]

Time Limits in the Tribunals

October 12th, 2018|

Can a tribunal decline to exercise its s.123 (1)(b) just and equitable discretion if it has made material errors in assessing the facts and explaining its reasons? No, held the EAT unanimously on the facts [...]

Time Limits in the Tribunals

October 12th, 2018|

Can a tribunal decline to exercise its s.123 (1)(b) just and equitable discretion if it has made material errors in assessing the facts and explaining its reasons? No, held the EAT unanimously on the facts [...]

Proving disability in the tribunal

September 20th, 2018|

Can an employee prove disability without leading evidence on the impact of his impairment on normal day to day activities? Does an employer have constructive knowledge of disability if an employee has denied having one? [...]

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