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Is vegetarianism a protected characteristic

Is vegetarianism a protected characteristic?

Employment Tribunal rules on vegetarianism We all have the right to our own beliefs and opinions. But at what point should our beliefs earn the right of protection under law? Certain characteristics and beliefs are acknowledged by the law and employees are protected if they face discrimination because of them. […]

Thomas Cook collapse

Thomas Cook collapse

Overnight has seen the collapse of the 178 year old travel company, affecting 150,000 UK holiday makers and around 21,000 staff worldwide. The government and the Civil Aviation Authority are taking steps to support people who are already abroad and were due to fly back to the UK with Thomas […]

Employment tribunal success for NHS workers

Employment tribunal success for NHS workers

PM Law wins £80,000 in damages for clients Three NHS switchboard operators have won £80,000 in damages from Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust. The judge ruled that they had been discriminated against and victimised by their employer and awarded aggravated damages for injury to feelings. The three were forced to […]

Section 21 evictions to be banned

Section 21 evictions ban – update

Consultation on ‘no fault’ evictions now over In April we reported that the Government was proposing to ban Section 21 evictions (full article below). The consultation on this has now ended and the indications are that this is now less likely to go ahead. The proposal met with strong opposition […]