Can you be fired for supporting your football club?

Can you be fired for supporting your football club?

An Employment Tribunal has recently decided on if supporting a football club is a protected philosophical belief under the Equality Act 2010. How does the law define a religion or belief? Someone’s “religion or belief” is a protected characteristic under the Equality...
Breastfeeding facilities in the workplace

Breastfeeding facilities in the workplace

In the recent case of  Mellor v The MFG Academies Trust, an Employment Tribunal upheld a complaint of harassment following the employer’s failure to provide breastfeeding facilities. What happened? Ms Mellor employed as a teacher by the Trust. During the Covid-19...
CV fraud – paying back wages

CV fraud – paying back wages

The Supreme Court has ruled that a CV fraudsters must pay back at least part of their wages if caught falsifying their qualifications and experience to get a job. This was the conclusion of the high-profile appeal case of Jon Andrewes. He was a former NHS chief...
Employment law solicitor vacancy

Employment law solicitor vacancy

We are a specialist employment law and HR practice working across Somerset, Gloucestershire, Wiltshire and Berkshire and are looking for a Solicitor with between 2-5 years’ PQE to join our team of three qualified and one trainee solicitor to undertake all aspects of...
Family law solicitor vacancy

Family law solicitor vacancy

We are looking  to expand  our range of legal services  from our main Chippenham office to provide family law to private paying clients. We are looking for an experienced family law solicitor or legal executive  to help set up and run the new department. The role...
Holiday pay for part-year workers

Holiday pay for part-year workers

The Supreme Court has handed down its decision in the claim of Harpur Trust v Brazel, which will have a significant impact on employers of part-year (term-time only) workers. Employers must calculate paid holiday entitlement for part-year workers on permanent...