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HIV Discrimination: Advice for employees and employers

Gareth Thomas’s brave revelations about living with HIV have inspired others living with the condition to open up about their experiences. Often individuals diagnosed with HIV can experience stigma in a number of arenas, including their workplace being a significant…

Mental health and the workplace

As the stigma surrounding mental health continues, Mental Health Awareness Week is a reminder to employers to ensure that employees struggling with mental health issues in the workplace are supported. People with mental health conditions face a constant struggle to find…

Increase in the Vento Bands for Injury to Feelings

The Vento bands for injury to feelings awards in discrimination and whistleblowing claims presented on or after 6 April 2019, will increase as follows: Lower band: £900 – £8,800 Middle band: £8,800 – £26,300 Upper band: £26,300 – £44,000 If you have an questions then please…

World Mental Health Day

As the stigma surrounding mental health continues, World Mental Health Day is campaigning to raise awareness of hidden mental health conditions so that sufferers have the necessary support. Mental health and the workplace The TUC released some staggering statistics today, revealing only…

US Open final overshadowed by discrimination scandal

Serena Williams engaged in a heated exchange with umpire, Carlos Ramos, after being handed code violations and which resulted in a game penalty which she described as unfair and sex discrimination. The link You may wonder how a tennis violation could be…