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The law relating to discrimination in the workplace is complex. The Equality Act 2010 sets out the legal framework relating to discrimination and the basis on which acts will be unlawful.

As an employer you have a responsibility to ensure your employees can work freely without feeling vulnerable to, or being subjected to, discrimination. Banner Jones Employment Law solicitors can provide helpful advice to prevent claims for discrimination and are able to offer expert advice on all types of workplace discrimination so that you can concentrate on running your business. As our discrimination law solicitors are continually up to date with the latest on employment law we will keep you informed on the latest changes which could help you avoid making a costly mistake. 

Gender Pay Gap Reporting: Your Questions Answered

Gender Pay Gap Reporting: Your Questions Answered

Over time, the gap between women’s and men’s median hourly earnings has been narrowing. In fact, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS) it has fallen by over a quarter among full-time employees in the last decade.

 

How to calculate holiday pay in 2021: an update on legislative changes

How to calculate holiday pay in 2021: an update on legislative changes

For many businesses, calculating holiday pay is a straight-forward process. Employers are, within the parameters of the law, able to dictate how many annual leave days or hours a staff member is entitled to.

Dementia in the workplace – what are your responsibilities

Dementia in the workplace – what are your responsibilities

In a previous article, we looked at the impact of the country’s ageing population on the UK workforce, and the subsequent impact that it was having on employers and businesses large and small.

Positive Action not Positive Discrimination

Positive Action not Positive Discrimination

People often talk about how certain groups are under-represented within workforces, but what steps can an employer take to redress this? Director and Head of Employment Law at Banner Jones Solicitors, Katie Ash, discusses how employers can use a Positive Action approach to help these groups access employment or training as outlined in the Equality Act 2010
Discrimination Fact Sheet

Discrimination Fact Sheet

See our Discrimination Fact Sheet for essential information on illegal discrimination, exceptions, types of discrimination and how employers should deal with discrimination.

Redundancy Procedure Guide

Redundancy Procedure Guide

We have put together a redundancy procedure guide for employers to outline the full process, selecting people for redundancy, common mistakes and vital information you should consider to be able to make informed decisions.

Online Privacy in the Office

Online Privacy in the Office

Companies are within their rights to monitor the private online activities of their employees when they are in the office.

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