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Sarah Chilton & Beth Hale

In this episode we discuss Mr X the millionaire businessman who sought a restricted reporting order from the Employment Tribunal to keep his identity secret; we talk about what employees can do if a job offer is withdrawn before the employee has even started, which recently happened to a highly paid banker who is now […]

Sarah Chilton & Beth Hale

In this episode of The Lawdown, Sarah Chilton and Beth Hale discuss the recent high profile (but very different) dismissals of Gavin Williamson, Alex Hales and Israel Folau and the employment law issues to which they give rise, including investigations, reputational damage, social media, drug testing and addiction, discrimination and harassment and conduct outside the workplace. We hope […]

Beth Hale & Wonu Sanda

In this episode of the Lawdown, Wonu Sanda and Beth Hale discuss the latest gender pay gap reports (and what they tell us (and don’t tell us) about equality of pay in the UK) and the reported ban on alcohol and drug use at Lloyds of London. We also bust some myths about the level […]

Sarah Chilton & Beth Hale

In this episode we discuss NDAs following the publication of proposals from the Government for reform; we also highlight the, in some cases, increasing gender pay gap, nearly one year on from the first reporting deadline; and finally we bring you a case update on the Jewish nursery case, a case highlighting the limitations of […]

Sarah Chilton & Beth Hale

We are back after the festivities and thought it was time to talk Brexit. In this episode we clear up confusion about the European Court of Human Rights and the UK’s exit from the EU and discuss some of the risks of Brexit-related abuse. We also chat workplace cultures and, for those legal geeks and […]

Sarah Chilton & Beth Hale

In our Christmas special (before we take a break until 2019), we talk about whether veganism could be a protectable belief under the Equality Act 2010, the Ted Baker enforced hugging scandal and Goldman Sachs’ decision to offer London staff access to emergency nannies and other family-friendly benefits. We look again at whether Article 50 […]

Sarah Chilton & Beth Hale

In this episode we discuss the huge bonus awarded to the boss of Persimmon; we are back debating the topic of sexual harassment after allegations were made against the House of Lords peer and barrister, Lord Lester; we talk about micro-chipping employees, suggested as a possible tool for businesses and we also bring you an […]

Sarah Chilton & Beth Hale

In this episode we discuss the “gay cake case” and why the Court reached the decision it did about the bakers who were sued for refusing to ice the slogan “Support Gay Marriage” on a cake, we talk about the much publicised injunction against the Telegraph newspaper brought by who we now know to be […]

Sarah Chilton & Beth Hale

In this episode we discuss the impact of the US Supreme Court selection process and the allegations made against Cristiano Ronaldo. We look at how employers should be dealing with historic allegations and discuss the approach taken by Juventus. We also cover the move towards parental pay transparency and a new scheme introduced by the […]

Sarah Chilton & Beth Hale

In this episode we discuss Facebook, flexible working and four day weeks as well as highlighting some of employment law proposals following the Labour Party Conference. We hope you enjoy it! For more information or to send us a story you would like us to discuss please contact info@cm-murray.com.