Laughing at someone falling over not harassment, rules tribunal

A tribunal has ruled that laughing at someone falling over is not harassment, after a pub worker lost a claim against his employer.

How can we encourage more men to be involved in DEI practices?

The D&I Clinic is a space for HR professionals to anonymously air their challenging D&I questions. Our guest expert Nadia Nagamootoo discusses men’s role in creating equity at work.

CBI boss sacked over misconduct claims

Tony Danker, former director general of the Confederation of British Industry (CBI), has been dismissed following an investigation over his conduct towards a female employee.

Manager wins age discrimination tribunal after 'accelerated' redundancy

Suzanne Millar’s redundancy from Fir Bank Primary School in Oldham was ‘accelerated’ to avoid a pension payout, a tribunal has found.

CBI sexual misconduct scandal comes as no surprise to HR professionals

Employment professionals have said widespread sexual misconduct claims against the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) are unsurprising despite the increased number of diversity policies in UK...

How should employers deal with the sharing of employees' private images?

Employers have a legal duty to protect the health, safety and welfare of their employees, so far as is reasonable practicable.

Autism employment review launched by government

A new review designed to boost the employment prospects of autistic people was announced by the government on Sunday (2 March).

Government delays raising state pension age

The UK government has decided not to bring forward the date when the state pension age is due to rise from 67 to 68.

Oxford professors win age discrimination case

An employment tribunal has ruled that Oxford University was "not legally justified" in forcing four academics to retire at age 68.

Proposed legislative changes should improve the situation for working women

Every year on International Women’s Day, we are called to reflect on what it means and how the position of women in society has changed.

Long Covid leading to mistreatment, bullying and job loss

Employees with long Covid have been mistreated at work and one in seven (14%) have lost their job for related reasons, a new study has found.

A third of autistic people say recruitment most difficult part of their career

Traditional recruitment involves unwritten social rules which are a barrier for autistic candidates, a new report has found.