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Discrimination claims need evidence to succeed, says Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has ruled that someone making an allegation of discrimination at an employment tribunal must have some evidence to prove any detriment was caused by such acts. It is not enough for someone …

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Charity Commission issues safeguarding “alert” to international aid charities

The Charity Commission has issued a “formal regulatory alert” that urges  international aid charities to address weaknesses in the ways they seek to prevent exploitation and abuse. The Commission has contacted more than 5,000 charities …

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BEIS to review whistleblowing protections in light of pandemic experience

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) is to  review whistleblowing protections following the publication of data by whistleblowing advice service Protect. This revealed that one in four COVID-19 whistle blowers who contacted …

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Employment Tribunals set out “roadmap” for future hearings

A new ‘road map’ for employment tribunal proceedings covering this year and next year issued by the Presidents of the Employment Tribunals for England, Wales and Scotland indicates that “virtual” employment tribunals are here to …

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Punks with Purpose take on BrewDog

A group of ex-employees from craft beer brewing company BrewDog are campaigning  to bring to light their negative experiences at work. The Punks with Purpose campaign posted an open letter on Twitter that subsequently attracted a significant …

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Workers’ rights agencies to be merged

The government it set to launch a single enforcement body to protect workers’ rights and clamp down on unscrupulous employment practices. The new body – yet to be named –  will be responsible for tackling …

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