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Workers’ rest

In an unreported case, an Employment Tribunal has held that a care service provider was in breach of the Working Time Regulations 1998 (WTR 1998) for not incorporating daily rest breaks and daily rest...

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Parliament invites evidence about ATW in BSL

Parliament’s Commons Select Committee has now decided to extend the period for the submission of evidence in order to allow Deaf British Sign Language (“BSL”) users the opportunity to submit their evidence in BSL...

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Challenging Access to Work

What is Access to Work? The Department for Work and Pensions’ Access to Work scheme (“Access to Work”), which was introduced in 19941 has its origins in the Employment and Training Act 1973, and...

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Indirect discrimination

In Essop and others v Home Office (UK Border Agency) UKEAT/0480/13, the Employment Appeal Tribunal held that claimants do not need to show the reason for their personal disadvantage in indirect discrimination claims. It...