Bronstein, Michael; Winch, Will; Javaid, Makbook; Levinson, Stephen
May 2011
People Management;May2011, p19
The article presents employment experts' feedback about British labor law. The case Eversheds Legal Services Ltd. v. De Belin found that the law firm De Belin acted unlawfully when it gave a woman on maternity leave the maximum score for the "lock-up" performance criteria and made a male employee redundant instead of her. Companies are advised to have anti-bribery procedures in place to comply with the Bribery Act that will be enforced in July 2011. A tribunal ruled in the case Maistry v. BBC that a reporter's belief qualifies as a philosophical belief.


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