Category Archives: Equality Act 2010

What to expect in Employment Law in the second half of 2014

The Government has announced several proposed changes to employment law. It has also launched a number of consultations on further proposed changes. Changes coming in on 1 October 2014: National Minimum Wage Increases: The annual increase to the National Minimum … Continue reading

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Employers not obliged to make reasonable adjustments for non-disabled employees

In Hainsworth v Ministry of Defence (2014) EWCA Civ 763, the Court of Appeal considered whether the MOD had been obliged to make reasonable adjustments under the Equality Act 2010 for an employee whose daughter has Down’s syndrome. The Court … Continue reading

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Are Prayers Lawful?

Mr Clive Bone, a Bideford town councillor who has no religious beliefs, complained to the High Court that the Council’s ancient practice of holding Christian prayers at the beginning of Town Council meetings was unlawful. In R (on the application … Continue reading

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