Acas has published a new guide on discrimination in the workplace on grounds of marital status, Marriage and civil partnership discrimination: Key points for the workplace.
Aimed at employers, managers, HR staff, employees, trade union representatives and job applicants, it outlines UK anti-discrimination law, explains how this type of discrimination can occur at work, how to deal with it if it does, and how to reduce the chances of it happening again.
Jonathan Waters is the founder of Helix Law. Before qualifying as a Solicitor he worked in industry and in investment banking for over a decade. He was also the Partner in charge of Commercial Litigation, Employment Law and Property Litigation at Stephen Rimmer LLP. Jonathan has wide experience of helping and advising businesses to avoid or to deal with commercial disputes and in particular construction disputes.
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