Labour & European Law Review 24 October 2018
Although three quarters of people in the UK agree there should be equality for all groups, about a third feel that equal opportunities have gone “too far” in the case of immigrants and Muslims (...).
In order to succeed in a claim of victimisation, the allegation must not be made in “bad faith”. In Saad v Southampton University Hospitals NHS Trust, the Employment Appeal Tribunal held that, when trying to decide if the allegation was brought in “bad faith” or not, tribunals have to ask whether the employee had acted honestly when they made it (...).
If a claim is lodged out of time because of a failure by the claimant’s solicitor, then usually it will be rejected because of their unreasonable conduct. In North East London NHS Foundation Trust v Zhou, the Employment Appeal Tribunal held that it might not be unreasonable conduct if the claimant instructed the solicitors that she would fill in the application form but failed to do so correctly (...).