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CIPD updates guide on international culture

In Lancaster v TBWA Manchester, the EAT held that the employer was not in breach of the duty to make reasonable adjustments for a disabled employee by not adjusting its redundancy selection criteria.

Article by: | Published: 11 July 2011

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Tribunal statistics published for 2010/11

Statistics published by the Tribunals Service for the period from 1 April 2010 to 31 March 2011, show that the number of claims overall has decreased by 8% on the previous year,

Article by: | Published: 11 July 2011

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Refusal to allow attendance at Mosque was justifiable

In Cherfi v G4S Security Services Ltd the EAT upheld a tribunal's decision that an employer's refusal to allow a security guard to leave a client's site on Friday lunchtimes to attend mosque did not amount to indirect religious discrimination.

Article by: | Published: 21 June 2011

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EHRC produces Equality Act starter kit

The Equality and Human Rights Commission has developed an Equality Act starter kit to help employers and service providers understand the essentials of the law.

Article by: | Published: 21 June 2011

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Reasonable to dismiss employee when immigration status uncertain

In Kurumuth v NHS Trust North Middlesex University Hospital the EAT has held that dismissal of an employee was reasonable in circumstances where the UK Border Agency had failed to clearly indicate her immigration status and that she had the right to work in the United Kingdom.

Article by: | Published: 10 May 2011