Pupil Rebecca Henshaw updates readers on Martina Murphy’s recent success in D v E, where the EAT overturned a decision to strike out an indirect discrimination claim. Martina acted pro bono for the Appellant through Advocate.
Associative indirect discrimination: a new class of claimant in discrimination law
Jessica Franklin, junior for the Claimants in Rollet v British Airways, looks at a recent decision that might allow claimants to bring claims of indirect discrimination by association.
Update – Non-compete clauses: FTC proposes banning non-competes in the USA
Following his earlier blog on the subject, Jeremy McKeown takes a deeper look at the FTC’s proposal that would essentially ban non-competes in the USA.
Waiting for the conference host to join: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Remote Hearings
If you had asked most employment lawyers – indeed, most litigators – back in January 2020 whether they thought that,… Read more Waiting for the conference host to join: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Remote Hearings
12 from 12: New Year Edition
Henry King sees in the New Year with a few tips for employment litigators.
Just what the doctor ordered (or not…)
Tim Goodwin takes a quick look at a new sick pay regulation that is not quite what it appears to be.
Struck Out! When can your opponent’s laziness justify dismissing their claim or defence?
Tim Goodwin looks at a recent case of a Respondent’s failure to properly prepare for trial justified their defence of the claim being struck out.
Protecting Social Class in post-Covid Britain￼
In the aftermath of the pandemic, social inequality is set to rise. Could social class be protected under the Equality Act 2010, and what would it mean for employers?
Claims based on historic disclosures
Could a disclosure made many years before the alleged detriment still be relied on in a whistleblowing case?
12KBW’s employment team in the directories
We are delighted to announce that 12KBW’s employment team has entered the Chambers and Partners rankings.