Practice Notes: Discrimination

Workers' watchdog

Government is to launch a new workers’ watchdog to tackle modern slavery 

08 Jun 2021

Cost of workplace conflict spirals

The annual cost to employers of workplace conflicts reached nearly £29bn just before the pandemic, according to ACAS

11 May 2021

Ethnic minorities ‘marching’ into leadership in law

The number of ethnic minority solicitors is steadily increasing, the so-called 'race report' has revealed

01 Apr 2021

Civil justice backlog: Peers call for urgent measures

Government must act urgently to address the case backlog in the family and civil courts, peers said in a new report

30 Mar 2021

‘No jab, no job’: Employers spark legal debate

Trade unions condemn businesses taking a ‘no jab, no job’ stance over covid-19 vaccinations

19 Feb 2021

How to get a new disability recognised in law

Radiation sickness sufferers are fighting to have their condition recognised as a disability, as Jessica Learmond-Criqui explains

07 Jan 2021

Employment discrimination claimants face more than a year's wait

Employment discrimination claimants face waiting until at least December 2021 for their hearings because of a lack of resources

09 Nov 2020

Championing Diversity

Bahareh Amani learnt the hard way that we need to do more to make the law a welcoming profession

01 Oct 2020

Eradicating unconscious 
racial bias

Rachel Rothwell reports on how firms are responding to the global awakening around race

12 Aug 2020

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