Expert Evidence: A Reminder of the Duties of an Expert
In the case of The Governor and Company of the Bank of Ireland and anor v Watts Group plc  EWHC 1667 (TCC) ("the Case"), the Court questioned the independence and reliability of an expert witness.
As a consequence, it has become even more important for those instructed as an expert ...
Workplace Law - November 2017
In the wake of a number of high profile allegations of sexual harassment we consider how to deal with sexual harassment in the workplace in this month’s Workplace Law. We also consider on going case law developments in respect of employment status and the risk assessment you need to perform fo...
Breastfeeding at work – Risk assessments
The obligations on employers to carry out risk assessments in relation to new and expectant mothers are well-established. Where working conditions might put new or expectant mothers or their babies at risk, employers must carry out a risk assessment.
Employment Appeal Tribunal upholds the ruling that Uber drivers are workers
Just over a year ago two drivers brought an action against Uber in the Employment Tribunal (ET) arguing that they should be treated as employees. The ET concluded that Uber drivers were not employees but that they were workers as a result of which they were entitled to be paid the minimum wage, rece...
How to deal with sexual harassment in the workplace
Half of British women and a fifth of men have been sexual harassed in the workplace, a BBC report revealed recently.
The #metoo campaign that’s swarming social media has revealed that many individuals are not aware of what actually constitutes sexual harassment and that there are far more vi...