Monthly Archives: March 2015

Bonus linked to sickness record amounts to disability discrimination

The Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT) has recently considered whether the non-payment of a bonus due to the employees sickness absence amounted to disability discrimination in the case of Land Registry v Houghton. The Land Registry operated a bonus scheme which … Continue reading

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No smoke without fire – Can a smoking policy cover e-cigarettes?

According to reports there are now over two million people in the UK who use e cigarettes. So should employers expressly include the use of e-cigarettes, or “vaping”, in their no smoking policies? We think they should – a view … Continue reading

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