Labour & European Law Review
15 May 2019
A new study looking at how families combine work and family life has found that although flexible working is widespread, it remains patchy in some sectors (...).
The Court of Appeal has held in North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust v Gregg that employers do not need to wait until a police investigation has been completed before initiating their own disciplinary procedures unless they do so with the aim of destroying or seriously damaging the relationship with their employee (...).
When trying to decide if someone has been treated less favourably because of a protected characteristic, tribunals can make a comparison with someone hypothetical. In Governing Body of Sutton Oak Church of England Primary School and ors v Whittaker, the Employment Appeal Tribunal confirmed that, if they do, there can be no material differences between the circumstances of the comparator and the worker (...).