Indirect discrimination

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Recruitment: psychometric test was discriminatory, holds EAT

Recruiters will have to be more careful about adjustments to the format of recruitment assessments for disabled job applicants, following...

A recent Supreme Court decision clarifies the scope of indirect discrimination law. Photo: Peter MacDiarmid/REX/Shutterstock

Indirect discrimination: a welcome ruling from the Supreme Court

12 Apr 2017

Consultant editor Darren Newman explains the importance of the Supreme Court’s recent decision in two joined indirect discrimination cases.
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Flexible working and indirect discrimination: a difficult balance

17 Aug 2016

Consultant editor Darren Newman considers a recent indirect sex discrimination case that highlights the problems that an employer can face...

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Legal opinion: When can indirect religious discrimination be justified?

26 Jul 2011

The ability of an employer to justify indirect discrimination in the context of unlawful discrimination relating to the protected characteristics...

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Friday Podcast: Agency workers at BMW, Public sector pay freezes, and indirect discrimination warning

23 Feb 2009

HR news and analysis including: HR experts have warned of damage to reputation and following redundancies at BMW failure by...

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Indirect race discrimination a risk if recruitment policies limit applicants to European Economic Area

20 Feb 2009

Employers could face indirect race discrimination claims if they introduce a blanket ban on job candidates from outside the European...

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Indirect discrimination: Rainbow v Milton Keynes Council

26 Sep 2008

Rainbow v Milton Keynes CouncilFactsMs Rainbow qualified as a teacher in 1972 and is aged 61. She worked for a...

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Job ad for inexperienced teacher ruled as indirect age discrimination by Milton Keynes Council

2 Sep 2008

A council has been found guilty of indirect age discrimination by advertising for a teacher in “the first five years...

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Indirect disability discrimination ruling has major implications for HR

25 Jul 2008

The ruling in the recent Coleman v Attridge Law case has major repercussions for HR directors and managers who should...

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Indirect discrimination not a statistical formula

16 Apr 2002

Employers must ensure their employment practices can be justified following an EAT ruling on sex discrimination claims

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In on the act: Indirect Discrimination and Burden of Proof Regulations

29 Jan 2002

Our continuing series of quick guides to major employment legislation puts key information at your fingertips and brings you up to date with the latest developments. This week Jane Brown, senior solicitor with the employment team at Manches, looks at changes to sex discrimination law, with the recent introduction of the Indirect Discrimination and Burden of Proof Regulations

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