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  • Overview

    Here we give an overview of the services our Employment Discrimination Lawyers can offer to employees. If you're an employer looking for professional advice on employment law, please visit our discrimination lawyers for business page.

    Discrimination in the workplace & employment law

    Our Employment Discrimination Lawyers have a track record of success in cases of workplace discrimination, including direct, indirect, harassment, victimisation and disability-related failure to make reasonable adjustments.

    Our team of Employment Discrimination Lawyers will work with you to identify the applicable type of discrimination to your situation and the options available to you as an employee or former employee.

    Types of discrimination at work

    Unfavourable treatment by an employer is against the law if it is based on one of the following 'protected characteristics':

    Age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.

    How our employment lawyers can help:

    • Give you a clear view of the best way forward
    • Consider whether you have a discrimination claim and give you an honest opinion on your chance of succeeding
    • Help you pursue a claim or negotiate a fair and amicable exit
    • Help you to tackle the situation and support you in the process.
       

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    Client example

    An employee had been bullied and harassed by her manager. She had raised a grievance and was suspended while it was investigated. She discovered that an email had been sent round work advising that she had left the business. Our Employment Discrimination Lawyers sought to negotiate with the company to compensate her for what was a clear case of unfair dismissal but they proved evasive. We issued proceedings and settled her claim within a few days of issuing.

  • Latest Updates

    Workplace Law - June 2020

    Discrimination against dyslexic employee

    ACAS research - Sexual Harassment

    In 2016, the Trades Union Congress (TUC) found that 52% of all women polled in their ‘Still just a bit of banter?’ report had experienced some form of sexual harassment.

    Are you being discriminated against?

    More and more people think they may be being discriminated against – but there are many different forms of discrimination which means potential claims are not always straight forward.

    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 victims then we currently think.

    Huge hike in compensation payments for hurt and upset employees

    With effect from the 11 September 2017 there will be a very significant rise in compensation awards for injury to feelings or psychiatric injury in discrimination cases.

    Claimants win appeal against the Home Office on protected characteristics under the Equality Act

    Nick Hobden, a partner in the Employment team at Thomson Snell & Passmore, comments on the news that claimants won thier appeal against the Home Office on protected charateristics under the Equality Act. The case is was brought by workers employed by the Home Office who were required to pass a Core Skills Assessment in order to be eligible for promotion.

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Clearly understood the issues, explained to me what I was not really familiar with and confirmed that my understanding of certain aspects was indeed correct.

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Clear concise advice and the negotiated removal of a number of unpleasant clauses to my benefit.

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All the advice given was structured toward the type of business that we are.

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Very prompt and responsive both during and after business hours, to successfully progress the case to agreement within a short time period and to schedule

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