Labour & European Law Review
28 November 2018
According to research by consultancy firm Accenture, two-thirds of workers in the UK have personally experienced mental health challenges (...).
Although it is discriminatory to refuse to provide a person with a service because of their sexual orientation, the Supreme Court has held in Lee v Ashers Baking Company Ltd and ors that it is not discriminatory for the owners of a bakery to refuse to print a message on a cake in support of gay marriage (...).
Although employers are usually expected to follow a fair process (including holding a meeting with the employee) before dismissing them, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) held in Hawkes v Ausin Group (UK) Ltd that it is not necessarily unfair not to hold a meeting with an employee before dismissing them for some other substantial reason (...).