The government has unveiled a series of employment law reforms aimed at boosting the economy and reducing costs for businesses. The measures include changes to the Working Time Regulations 1998, the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations (TUPE), and non-compete clauses. The measures are set out in the policy paper ‘Smarter Regulation to Grow
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.