Defining disability: P Taylor v Ladbrokes Betting & Gaming Ltd

Defining 'disability' in the case of P Taylor v Ladbrokes Betting and Gaming Ltd

Defining disability and determining whether an individual is disabled can often create problems for an employer and, indeed, an Employment Tribunal. The starting point is the Equality Act 2010, which Read more…

read more >>

Posted on Apr 25th, 2017 by Lyons Davidson

Can a self-employed person be a ‘worker’?

Can a self-employed person be a 'worker'? The case of Pimlico Plumbers

An individual’s employment rights in Britain vary depending on the nature of the employment relationship. The recent Court of Appeal case of Pimlico Plumbers Limited and anor v Smith considered Read more…

read more >>

Posted on Apr 18th, 2017 by Lyons Davidson

Liability for acts of discrimination by workplace union officials

It has long been the case that discrimination claims can be brought against individual employees and employers. However, employers’ responsibility for the discriminatory actions of individuals is not just limited Read more…

read more >>

Posted on Apr 11th, 2017 by Lyons Davidson