Indirect discrimination

Financial Conduct Authority discriminated against worker with kidney disease

Tribunal finds poor appraisal score was discriminatory.

Employers can enhance maternity pay and not shared parental pay

28 May 2019

The Court of Appeal has ruled that employers can enhance maternity pay, while only offering statutory shared parental pay for fathers.

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Npower discriminated against autistic worker

21 May 2019

A former Npower employee with autism has won a claim for indirect discrimination after the company failed to make adjustments...

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Young people critical of lack of diversity and social mobility

16 May 2019

Two-thirds of young people feel they have to conceal or change who they really are in order to make a good impression and find a job at many businesses.

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Employers lack data needed to analyse ethnicity pay gap

21 Mar 2019

Ninety-five per cent of employers have not analysed their ethnicity pay gap, with many lacking the data that will enable...

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Removing pregnant police officer from front line was discrimination

18 Mar 2019

A case where a pregnant police officer was taken away from front line duties and placed in a desk-based role ...

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BNY Mellon’s flexible working policy review: what can HR learn?

13 Mar 2019

Last week US bank BNY Mellon informed its employees it was “pausing” a review of its policies that allow them...

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10 ways of improving employee inclusion at your organisation

25 Jul 2018

Inclusion is essential for high performance but too many organisations only pay it lip service, writes Lee Russell of learning...

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So… can employers enhance maternity pay but not shared parental pay?

6 Jun 2018

Recent tribunal decisions have provided some guidance on the legalities of offering enhanced maternity but not enhanced shared parental pay....

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Recruitment: psychometric test was discriminatory, holds EAT

8 May 2017

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

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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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