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After excess working hours, trader is diagnosed with depression and wins tribunal claim
Date created: 03/01/2019

An employment tribunal has ruled that a trader who became ill after working an excessive number of hours had been discriminated against because of his disability, namely mental health.. read more

Kitchen manager unfairly dismissed over discrimination about food safety
Date created: 19/12/2019

A tribunal has ruled that a kitchen manager for Beefeater was unfairly dismissed and been discriminated against because of his disability. The manager was dismissed for food safety failings after being required to work excessive hours... read more

After two-year battle disabled autistic woman finally gets £13,000 pay-out
Date created: 05/12/2019

A disabled autistic woman received a £13,000 PIP pay-out after proving that she was unable to work... read more

‘Spiteful sex discrimination’ – embassy secretary awarded £400,000
Date created: 30/11/2019

After being subjected to an ongoing campaign of sexual harassment along with spiteful conduct by senior staff at the Qatari Embassy, a former secretary has won her claim .. read more

Peebles Media Group scammed employee not required to repay £108,000
Date created: 27/11/2019

In a case at Scotland’s High Court the importance of maintaining up-to-date training has come to light. A woman employee who was scammed for £193,000 was ruled not liable to repay the money... read more

Employee with hearing disability – Boots failed to provide reasonable equipment
Date created: 21/11/2019

A former employee of Boots has won his case at an employment tribunal because the company did not make reasonable adjustments in the workplace for over one year... read more

Equal pay legal challenge for Boots
Date created: 12/11/2019

England, Scotland and Wales could see thousands of Boots in-store employees join in an equal pay claim against them. Should the claim be successful Boots could find themselves owing over £100m in back pay... read more

Equal pay case against BBC heads for tribunal
Date created: 05/11/2019

BBC presenter and journalist Samira Ahmed is taking the company to an employment tribunal. .. read more

Employee unfairly dismissed from Capita when her position was made full-time
Date created: 28/10/2019

Capita Customer Management made an employee redundant after a restructure which changed her role from part-time to full time... read more

Gender pay dispute – former TalkTalk executive takes on firm
Date created: 25/10/2019

A former senior executive at TalkTalk has taken the company to a tribunal over unfair dismissal and unequal pay. She is being supported by Carrie Gracie of the BBC and Sam Walker formerly from the Co-op... read more