Disability discrimination could come in various forms. Here is a guide on key points. Definition of disability In order to claim disability discrimination it’s necessary to show that the person (or in some cases someone else) has or had a “disability”. Some... Read More
Religion or belief discrimination is prohibited by our equality legislation. How is religion or belief defined by our anti-discrimination laws? Religion means any religion and a reference to religion includes a reference to a lack of religion. A religion must have a... Read More
When redundancy is looming it’s an anxious time in the workplace. An employee could be made redundant for various reasons. The employer may be closing the whole business down or the place where the employee has been working. There might be less of a... Read More
Settlement agreements are common in the financial services sector. Many of the banks and other financial institutions frequently restructure and reduce headcount. Affected employees, on leaving the organisation, may well be offered an enhanced financial package provided that they agree to signing... Read More
Matt is an experienced employment lawyer and legal commentator. Matt advises businesses and individuals on all employment law related issues. He also regularly writes for external publications including the Independent, the Guardian and City AM.