Supermarket giant could face more than £100m in equal pay claims

October 31st, 2016

A Tribunal decision has potentially opened the flood gates for equal pay claims against Asda, which could cost the supermarket giant more than £100million dating back to 2002, Joelson’s London Employment Lawyers can report. The news follows the case of Brierley v Asda Stores Ltd, an Employment Tribunal in Manchester which saw a group of … Continue reading “Supermarket giant could face more than £100m in equal pay claims”

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Employers urged to consider ‘invisible disabilities’ in the workplace

October 26th, 2016

Employers are being urged to consider ‘invisible disabilities’ in the workplace, after World Mental Health Day highlighted a rise in discrimination claims and a lack of employer awareness of mental health conditions, Joelson’s Employment Solicitors in London can report. Under the Equality Act 2010, employees with long-term health conditions are protected against discrimination relating to … Continue reading “Employers urged to consider ‘invisible disabilities’ in the workplace”

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Vogue loses trademark case

October 26th, 2016

Arguably the world’s best-known fashion magazine this month lost an intellectual property dispute against a company in India which it claimed was trading on its international reputation. Advance Magazine Publishers, Vogue’s parent company, had filed a trademark infringement claim against the Mumbai-based Just Lifestyle Pvt Ltd. The firm owns the licences for a variety of … Continue reading “Vogue loses trademark case”

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Rental market neck-and-neck with property sales, report reveals

October 24th, 2016

The property rental market is outstripping the sales market for the first time in nearly eight decades, a report has revealed. The UK’s largest estate agency chain, Countrywide, found that a general lack of property sales since the Brexit vote, combined with rising prices, has seen the letting market boom. Homeownership levels have fallen to … Continue reading “Rental market neck-and-neck with property sales, report reveals”

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