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When do you confirm disability status?

In the recent case of All Answers Ltd v W and Another, the Court of Appeal provided clarity on when the disability status of Claimants should be assessed. It held that the long-term effect of an impairment must be considered…

All tied up in knots?

Can a massage given in the workplace constitute harassment related to sex? A recent Employment Appeal Tribunal decision confirmed that a female manager massaging a male employee’s shoulders in an open plan office, whilst unwanted conduct, was not “related to…

Covert recording of meetings – is it gross misconduct?

In the case of Phoenix House Limited v Stockman, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) considered whether an employee had committed misconduct during their employment, for covertly recording a meeting, and whether a reduction should be applied to the compensation awarded. Facts Ms…