In Carreras v United First Partners Research the EAT has held that an expectation or assumption that a disabled employee would work late constituted a provision, criterion or practice (PCP) triggering the duty to make reasonable adjustments.
A round up of some recent cases and useful information for you and your teams
The CJEU was asked to considered whether an applicant could rely on the equality legislation if the sole purpose of the application was to obtain compensation and not a job.
This case is a clear example of where better communication at the outset could have avoided a dispute.
Emotional intelligence (EQ) is defined as a set of skills and abilities that enable us to use the power of emotion (our own and others) as a source of energy, information, motivation and connection to inform one’s thinking, decision-making and actions.
The SRA’s new approach to continuing competency is a very welcome change. It recognises the need for a more well-rounded skill base than traditional technical legal practice and enables lawyers to take a more active role in their own development by focusing their efforts on the things that really matter for better performance in their individual role, having regard to the unique circumstances within their organisation.
So how do solicitors identify what is relevant to their practice and begin to translate these desired indicators and behaviours into SMART or even stretch goals?
It is unusual times when the Church can be seen to be more progressive in certain matters than the State but this may actually be such a time.
Whilst, of course, the UK is still a member of the EU – we haven’t left yet – the following might assist in any assessment of existing contract terms and consideration of “Brexit risks” in relation to new contracts with an EU dimension.
Working with our correspondents Cristina and Alberto, we visited our friends at Unindustria Treviso to advise some of their members interested in doing business in the UK.