Employment

Obesity and Disability

Just over a year ago, I wrote a blog about whether obesity can be a disability. The issue has now been considered by the Advocate General in the case of Kaltoft v Municipality of Billund. The court was asked to decide whether Mr Kaltoft met the definition of disability under the Equal Treatment...

New Flexible Working Regime

30th June 2014 saw the introduction of the new Flexible Working Regulations which will amend the current requirements for both making and considering flexible working requests under the Employment Rights Act (ERA) 1996. The new regulations will make the right to request flexible working more...

ACAS Early Conciliation

ACAS Early Conciliation came into force on 6th April 2014. Between 6th April 2014 and 5th May 2014 there was a transitional period, with the system becoming mandatory for claims presented on or after 6th May 2014. What is it ACAS Early Conciliation? In summary, Claimants now have to submit details...

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