A recent study by the Trades Union Congress (TUC) has revealed that a third of black or minority ethnic workers (BME) have been subject to racism at work. A third? Yes, a third. That’s a hell of a lot of racism. According... Read More
Thought about your work-life balance? One of the best things about a holiday is that it gives you a chance to reflect. During your summer holiday you may, like me, have thought about how you’ve been balancing work with other parts of... Read More
Employees often don’t want to discuss mental health at work unless they really have to. This is because people are worried about the reaction of their bosses and colleagues. Last month, a web designer in the U.S. wasn’t worried though – and... Read More
When employers insist that women wear high heels at work, are women protected? The Government thought so, and rejected calls to make it illegal if employers insist that women wear high heels at work. The Government argued that there are already laws... Read More
Employment tribunal fees are unlawful. In a hugely significant decision, which has reinforced the rule of law and the constitutional right of access to the Courts, the Supreme Court has held that the Government did not have the power to introduce the fee... 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.