Redundancies linked with maternity leave

At the end of October, a headline in the legal press caught my eye because it involved the firm Dentons, which happens to be the world’s biggest law firm but obviously also shares my name, albeit it was in the news for all the wrong reasons.  They are about to be...

Workplace environment

From time-to-time employees will make claims that something about their work environment places them at risk compared to everybody else, because of their own particular medical needs.  This might be someone who finds the particular temperature a problem, the lighting,...

Employee trend in disability discrimination cases

Under s15 of the Equality Act 2010, an employee argues that their employer treats them unfavourably because of ‘something’ arising in consequence of their disability and argues that the employer cannot show that treatment is a proportionate means of achieving a...

ICO serves first ever GDPR notice

The Information Commissioner has issued its first enforcement notice under the GDPR.  Unsurprisingly it’s to a company called AggregateIQ Data Services Limited, which is actually a Canadian company in connection with what went on with Cambridge Analytica and...