UK law prohibits discrimination and harassment on a number of different grounds in all facets of employment, including recruitment, contractual terms, working conditions, promotions, transfers, dismissals and training.
An employer must not discri... Continue reading
Exposure to asbestos is hazardous to health. The three main conditions – asbestosis, lung cancer and Mesothelioma – can all be fatal. Current estimates put the death rate in the UK from asbestos-induced diseases at almost 4,000 a year,... Continue reading
Although employers expect a certain amount of absence, high levels of absence can be disruptive, and expensive. Absence-related dismissals or disciplinary sanctions can lead to expensive claims and therefore it is important that employers handle a... Continue reading