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Can you speak English please?

The recent Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) decision in Kelly v Covance Laboratories Ltd UKEAT/0186/15/LA revisited the question as to whether an employer can instruct employees not to speak in a foreign language at work. The EAT had decided previously, in…

Is caste a protected characteristic?

In our E-news in January 2015, we considered the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT)’s decision in Chandhok v Tirkey, which was the first EAT case to consider caste-based discrimination. Click here to read. Ms Tirkey worked for Mr and Mrs Chandhok and…