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Proving unlawful discrimination: Is inference enough?

24 March 2017

Providing discrimination is notoriously difficult not least due to the often complete absence of any evidence of the reason why the person acted. People rarely accept that the real reason for their action was due to the protected characteristic.

Time spent during early conciliation is not always taken into account

20 March 2017

Following the introduction of early conciliation, the rules regarding the time limit for lodging applicable claims changed. This usually means the period of time during which early conciliation applies would not count towards the statutory limitation period, with an appropriate extension given. This is not a straightforward area of the law but a critical area given the consequences of lodging a claim outwith the statutory time limit.

Reflections on Keynote Seminar – “Brexit and economic policy priorities for Scotland”

14 March 2017

I recently had the pleasure of attending the Keynote Seminar – hosted by Scotland Policy Conferences – entitled “Brexit and economic policy priorities for Scotland – investment, growth and international trade”. The seminar was well attended, with top solicitors, accountants, representatives of major businesses, trade organisations, senior university faculty members and politicians contributing to a comprehensive set of presentations and lively discussion thereafter.

Time off for religious observance

01 March 2017

In the recent case of Gareddu v London Underground, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (“EAT”) wrestled with the thorny issue of time off to attend religious festivals or other religious observance.

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