Unfair dismissal & discrimination

References: New Guidance Released for Employers

ACAS have recently issued new guidance for employers regarding the provision of references for employees. The guidance can be found here . Although the ACAS guidance is fairly basic, and does not change the law in any way, it is a useful aide memoire. Here is a brief summary of some key points...

The Dangers of Social Media in the Workplace

More than half of the population worldwide uses social media. Facebook is the most frequently used social media platform, with 1.49 billion active users recorded at the second quarter of 2015. However, Facebook is not universally popular with employers. Workers have been found responsible for bad-...

Could Chelsea be exposed to claims over the treatment of team doctor, Eva Carneiro?

Even if you have no interest in football, it would have been difficult to avoid hearing about the recent treatment of Chelsea Football Club’s first team doctor, Eva Carneiro, by the team’s manager, Jose Mourinho. The original incident happened when she was summoned onto the field by the referee to...