- March 13, 2017
Perceived and alleged disability: who does the Equality Act protect and how?
Peninsula Business Services Limited v Baker is an interesting case in its exploration of the interface between perceived, attributed, associative and alleged discrimination and how they fit into the framework of the Equality Act. The case Mr Baker was not (or at least was not found to be) disabled. He had, however, told the Respondent … Continue reading Perceived and alleged disability: who does the Equality Act protect and how? →
- April 25, 2016
Late Early Conciliation: conflicting tribunal decisions
Can a claimant provide an Early Conciliation (EC) number after a claim has been issued? That question is under consideration in Ahmed v Arearose Limited UKEAT/0314/15 (which has been remitted to an employment tribunal by the EAT).
- March 31, 2015
Extending time because of early conciliation
“Mr Anderson, you’re obviously out of time!” Not a line from “The Matrix”, but a treasured memory from a recent appearance in the East London employment tribunal. This is just one example of times when I have had to fight over the proper application of the extension of time provisions where there has been early … Continue reading Extending time because of early conciliation →