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Broad brush - UK government responds to sexual harassment consultation

The UK government’s response to the 2019 consultation on sexual harassment in the workplace confirms that it will introduce a legal duty on employers to protect workers from...


Jam tomorrow - employment implications of UK's national disability strategy

The UK government has published its national disability strategy, which is designed to help reduce the disability employment gap and ensure that disability is not a barrier to...


As you were – UK Supreme Court confirms no change to discrimination burden of proof

The UK Supreme Court decision in Royal Mail Group Ltd v Efobi confirms that employees must still prove facts from which a tribunal could draw an inference of discrimination before their...


After the event - medical evidence obtained after an ill-health dismissal not relevant to fairness

Managing an employee who has persistent short or medium term ill-health absence is difficult for an employer. Dismissing an employee whose attendance is unlikely to improve may be fair, but ...


Global employment law guide

The rules that govern employment relationships around the globe are complex and change frequently, reflecting a country’s current social and political priorities. Multi-national...

Hogan Lovells Publications

Podcast: Talking the cure

Our team is always thinking about how to conquer and foresee the most significant industry issues facing our clients. Over the next year, we will touch on cutting-edge topics such as...


Who knew? Women less likely to be able to accommodate certain working patterns

An employee will succeed with an indirect sex discrimination claim if she can show that her employer applied a provision, criterion or practice (PCP) that put women (including the employee) ...


Spring in the step - Deliveroo riders not workers for trade union recognition

Independent trade unions are entitled to apply for compulsory recognition on behalf of workers in a bargaining unit if certain conditions are met.


Workforce engagement: A look at emerging best practice

The FRC has commissioned research by Royal Holloway, University of London and the Involvement and Participation Association to look at how companies following the UK Corporate Governance...

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