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Is your business inadvertently discriminating against customers?

Is your business inadvertently discriminating against customers?

A recent case offers a useful reminder to service providers about the extent of their responsibility to ensure disabled people are not disadvantaged.

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Sainsbury's staff survey case confirms serious negligence may amount to gross misconduct

Sainsbury's staff survey case confirms serious negligence may amount to gross misconduct

An employee was dismissed for gross misconduct after he failed to take sufficient action to preserve the integrity of a staff survey.

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Is type 2 diabetes a disability?

Is type 2 diabetes a disability?

An employment tribunal judge must reconsider whether an employee with type 2 diabetes was disabled under the Equality Act 2010.

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Business legal news in our December 2016 Business Brief

Business legal news in our December 2016 Business Brief

The December 2016 edition of our online business newsletter, the Business Brief, is available now.

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Employer defends injuries claim for assault after office Christmas party

Employer defends injuries claim for assault after office Christmas party

An employer can be vicariously liable for the unlawful acts of its employees committed at the office Christmas party.

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