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Loneliness at work – Are you lonesome tonight?

Posted on 27th May 2022

Our Legal Director, Elizabeth McGlone recently chaired a panel discussion on the topic of loneliness at work.  The speakers were Human Resources professionals, who were alive to the fact that working from home and hybrid working can bring about challenges for some individuals, who may not relish the idea of having their home-life and work-life […]

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Whistleblowing protected disclosures case in Court of Appeal today

Posted on 26th May 2022

The Court of Appeal are hearing arguments in the case of Ling Kong v Gulf International Bank (UK) Limited regarding the question of separability – whether the Appellant’s conduct for which she was purportedly dismissed, was truly separable from her whistleblowing case protected disclosures.  The facts of the case are as follows: the Appellant was […]

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Sexism in the workplace – Police on the wrong side of the law

Posted on 25th May 2022

A claimant has been awarded almost £1 million compensation after it was found she had experienced sexism in the workplace and suffered victimisation at the hands of her employer, the Police Service of Scotland. The claimant worked as an Authorised Firearms Officer (‘AFO’) for the respondent and was one of two female AFOs in her […]

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