Employment Discrimination

The Equality Act 2010 provides six different types of discrimination that are prohibited by law: Direct Discrimination: when an individual is treated less favourably than others due to one or more of the protected characteristics. Indirect Discrimination: where an organisational policy, applicable to all, places those with protected characteristics at a disadvantage. Failure to make […]

Managing Clinically Vulnerable Workers

Among the considerations for employers adjusting to the post-pandemic world is how to manage clinically vulnerable workers who continue to be at high risk of COVID 19.   Who are ‘clinically vulnerable workers’? It is generally accepted that for some people, the risk of falling seriously ill due to contracting COVID-19 is higher than with […]