Unlawful Interview Questions

Acceptable and unacceptable interview questions The purpose of holding job interviews is to obtain as much information as you can on your potential new employee. It therefore does not come as a surprise that on occasions employers are crossing that legal line on what they can and cannot ask. There are appropriate interview queries and

Google in trouble after over 60 female employees claim they have been discriminated against!

Google face major law suit after more than 60 employees claim they have been discriminated against. The Guardian reported yesterday that over 60 current and past employees of Google are contemplating bringing a class-action law suit against google on the grounds of sexism and pay disparities against women. James Finberg, who is a civil rights

Data Protection Bill set to launch in September

On the 7th of August, the Government outlined its objective for the new Data Protection Bill, it is due to be published next month and will merge the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) into legislation in the UK. This legislation will now grant individuals the right to be forgotten and ask for any personal data

Gender Inequality in workplace dress codes

Dress requirements in the workplace that consist of high heels and target young women in “insecure jobs” who already feel vulnerable in the workplace have been suggested as “damaging their health and wellbeing in both the long and short term”, a report concluded by Parliament earlier this year. In reality, who knew that wearing high

Important case judgements employers should consider before making a decision

Six key employment case decisions, first posted by Personnel Today. (1)  Tribunal Fees R (On the application of Unison) v Lord Chancellor (Supreme Court) On the 26th July, Unison won a landmark ruling that has been seen to support the principle of access to justice. The seven judges in this case made the universal decision that the current