In Mrs Kristie Higgs v 1) Farmor's School 2) Archbishops' Council of the Church of England the Claimant/Appellant had been employed by the Respondent primary school in a role involving pastoral care.
17 July 2023
In the case of Ms K Jhuti v Royal Mail Group Ltd an ex-Royal Mail employee who was dismissed for whistleblowing has been awarded over £2.3 million in compensation.
The Supreme Court ruled in 2019 that the employee, Kam Jhuti, a former media specialist was unfairly dismissed and subjected to detriments after raising concerns about breaches of Ofcom guidance and unfair employee bonus practices within Royal Mail Group’s MarketReach unit, Personnel Today reported.
16 July 2023
In Mr W Butt and Miss A Fountain v Elevate Staffing Ltd a female worker has won almost £6,000 in a sex discrimination case after a male colleague told her to 'go back to your stripping job' as 'that's all you're good for' - before he then won nearly £5,000 over the way the company handled her complaint.
15 July 2023
The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) has recently published guidance on providing workplace support for employees who are facing fertility challenges. The guidance follows on from CIPD’s previous research which found that fertility issues remain under supported within the workplace. Just 27% of employers surveyed have a policy to support employees undergoing fertility treatment. The guidance aims to clarify the steps employers could take to support their employees in this regard.
14 July 2023
In the case of Mr A Piaszczynski v Leakers Limited an employment tribunal has ruled that a head baker was unfairly dismissed by his Dorset-based employers, awarding him more than £15,000.
13 July 2023
In Chibogu Eze v Pilgrim’s Pride Limited the Claimant started working for Staffline Recruitment Limited as a temporary worker on 12 September 2018 and was assigned to work in the Sauce and Spice Room.
12 July 2023
In the case of Maya Forstater v Center for Global Development tax expert Maya Forstater did not have her contract renewed in March 2019 after writing tweets saying people could not change their biological sex.
11 July 2023
The Business Disability Forum (BDF) has published one of the most comprehensive pieces of research ever conducted into the workplace experiences of disabled people and people with long term conditions in the UK today. The Great Big Workplace Adjustments Survey 2023 looks at the experiences of nearly 1,500 disabled employees and 400 managers around workplace adjustments and inclusion.
10 July 2023
In the case of Ms P Jiang v James Durrans Jiang Ping, a senior executive at Sheffield-based firm James Durrans & Sons, has won a discrimination case against her boss after she was denied a pay rise, with her boss reasoning that her husband's salary meant that their household income was 'more than enough'.
4 July 2023
In the case of Mr C Coffey v Coople (UK) Ltd Mr Coffey described two incidents he had witnessed. In the first in May 2021, a female manager was assaulted at the bar he had been placed in by the respondent – “a serious sexual assault”. A male member of staff “aggressively groped” her breasts in front of staff and potentially customers.
30 June 2023