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Pregnancy and Maternity discrimination: new consultation

The Government has published a new consultation on extending redundancy protection for pregnant women and new parents once they have returned to…

Phil Allen
Phil Allen Partner

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Cannabis on prescription: Do you need to change your workplace policies?

As of 1 November 2018 doctors have been able to prescribe cannabis products to patients in limited circumstances.

Victoria Duddles
Victoria Duddles Associate

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Q&A: winter weather: what if staff can’t make it into work?

What rights do employees have if they are not able to make it into work due to adverse weather conditions?

Ian Pace
Ian Pace Associate

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Proving race discrimination: Our success in Court of Appeal

In the case of Efobi v Royal Mail Group Ltd, Weightmans successfully appealed against a decision of the Employment Appeal Tribunal.

Stephen Peacock
Steve Peacock Partner

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Holiday sickness: Can an employee claim back leave if they are unwell over Christmas?

How should you respond if a member of staff claims they have been unwell while on holiday and requests an annual leave ‘refund’?


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Don’t let stressed employees go ignored amongst the Christmas celebrations

Whilst some employees will be getting excited about Christmas celebrations there will be others who won’t, for a variety of reasons. It is known…

Louise Singh
Louise Singh Associate

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Good Work Plan – some legal changes confirmed

The Government has now published the draft legislation which will bring some of the commitments made into force.

Phil Allen
Phil Allen Partner

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Good Work Plan - the Government re-commits to changing employment law

The Good Work Plan moves us a step closer to the implementation of the reforms recommended in last year's Taylor Review.

Phil Allen
Phil Allen Partner

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