In the management of any business, the balance between cost and risk is critical. We recognise that taking legal advice on employment matters is a cost to our clients’ businesses and it is important to drive that cost down as far as reasonably possible; however, where cost is squeezed, risk can increase. By waiting to
Under the Equality Act, employees can bring claims on the grounds of age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage/civil partnership and pregnancy/maternity.
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Whilst it can be costly and time-consuming to defend any employment claim against an employee, discrimination claims can be particularly difficult for an employer as they can be reputationally damaging.
It is essential that your business has policies and procedures in place to handle any potentially discriminatory incidents properly to avoid the risk of a successful claim by an employee. As employment law is ever-changing, we keep pace with the latest developments and can assist you in ensuring that your business and management team possess the knowledge and tools that you need to establish equality in the workplace.