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Articles by ‘Caroline Doran Millett’

post  |  23:11:16

An important piece in the Financial Times (22 November 2016), from key insurance journalist Oliver Ralph, again highlights the troublesome issue of senior executive pay in the upper echelons of the City.

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post  |  29:07:16

In a case which the Update has followed through its progress up through the courts, Taiwo v Olaigbe and Another is the Supreme Court decision as to whether immigration status is sufficiently associated with nationality to be a protected characteristic. The case concerned the mistreatment of migrant domestic workers on the grounds of their vulnerability due to their precarious immigration status. The Supreme Court held that this did not amount to discrimination on the grounds of nationality.

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post  |  23:06:16

In Carreras v United First Partners Research, the EAT has upheld an appeal by a claimant against a Tribunal decision that his reasonable adjustments claim failed because he had not claimed the appropriate provision, criterion or practice which triggered the duty to make reasonable adjustments.

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In Abdel–Khalek v Ali the High Court has found that a reference given on behalf of a prospective employee contained a negligent misstatement, and this was upheld when the matter went to the Court of Appeal. The matter concerned a reference which was provided on behalf of a consultant ophthalmic surgeon by a colleague, to another hospital trust, which resulted in the job offer being withdrawn after the consultant had initially been offered the post based on other references.

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