What amounts to unfavourable treatment under section 15 of the Equality Act?

Unfavourable treatment

The answer to this question was recently considered in the Court of Appeal case of Andrew Williams v The Trustees of Swansea University Pension & another [2017] EWCA 1008.


Posted on Dec 19th, 2017 by Lyons Davidson

Avoiding employee misconduct at the office Christmas party: tips for employers

Employee misconduct at Christmas parties

The office Christmas party season is in full swing, providing the chance for employers to reward staff for their hard work with some food and often a glass or two Read more…


Posted on Dec 12th, 2017 by Lyons Davidson

Can suspending an employee amount to a repudiatory breach of contract?

Suspending an employee

Suspending an employee to investigate disciplinary actions is usually thought of as a neutral act. However, this case demonstrates that it will not always be reasonable to suspend.


Posted on Dec 5th, 2017 by Lyons Davidson