Tribunal Tale – Discrimination and Obesity – The Story So Far

As the concern over obesity and its potential social and economic impact increases, questions have been raised in the world of employment law. Does UK or European law provide protection against discrimination on the grounds of obesity? Specifically, is obesity…

Legal Issues – The Right to Request Flexible Working

On 30 June 2014, the law relating to the right to request flexible working changed and it is no longer a requirement that the applicant be making the request in order to fulfil caring obligations. Any employee with 26 weeks’…

Health and Safety – COSHH Frequently Asked Questions

What is COSHH?  COSHH is the law that requires employers to control substances that are hazardous to health. You can prevent or reduce workers exposure to hazardous substances by: • finding out what the health hazards are • deciding how…