New Equality Commission guidance on recruiting disabled people

The Equality Commission in Northern Ireland has issued new guidance on recruiting disabled people.  “Making it work” shares the personal stories of six individuals with different disabilities and their success in finding work.   There is also information on support available to individuals and employers to employ disabled people. Research by Scope tells us that disabled… Continue Reading »


  Uber has been unsuccessful at the Supreme Court in its appeal against a finding that the taxi drivers it supplies are “workers” within the meaning of employment legislation. Uber argued that the taxi drivers providing its service were self employed contractors and that Uber is a booking agent, providing the drivers with access to… Continue Reading »

Employment Law in 2020

We have a confession to make. In our article at the start of the year, “What’s to come in employment law in 2020”, we didn’t mention any of the following:- -        Coronavirus -        Furlough -        Flexible furlough -        Self-isolation -        Statutory Sick Pay -        Quarantine -        Social distancing We hope we can be forgiven for… Continue Reading »