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Sacked, for calling women ‘love’ at work

Employers should be conscious of remarks like these being utilised in the workplace and ensure that “banter” is not creating an uncomfortable or offensive environment for any staff members.

Contributor: Kate Palmer, Peninsula UK | Published: 24 September 2021

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Employers warned as lasting power of attorney cases rise

There is a 50 percent rise in the number of LPA cases in the past 12 months, with the simple legal procedure providing a form of insurance for those who are concerned about losing mental capacity as a result of a brain injury, accident, illness or simply old age.

Contributor: Tasnim Khalid | Published: 17 November 2017

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The curious sacking on England women’s coach Sampson

A safeguarding assessment into the allegations, which were made in 2014, found no threat and Sampson had previously been cleared to continue working as a football coach.

Contributor: Enrique Garcia | Published: 26 September 2017

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Asperger’s – psychometric test placed candidate at disadvantage

In the Government Legal Service v Brookes the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has confirmed the earlier decision of the Employment Tribunal, that a candidate required to carry out a psychometric test as part of a recruitment process, was placed at a particular disadvantage because she had Asperger's syndrome. Simon deMaid, Employment Law Partner with Howes Percival comments.

Contributor: Simon deMaid | Published: 18 May 2017