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15 May 2024

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Sex / Gender

Can intoxication ever be a defence to sexual harassment?

29 April 2024

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Discrimination

Foreign Respondents – can you sue a US-based Respondent in a discrimination claim?

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25 March 2024

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ET / EAT Procedure

How can Claimants challenge heavily redacted documents during disclosure?

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21 March 2024

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ET / EAT Procedure

Farore Law successful in EAT decision to strike-out a claim after liability judgment

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14 March 2024

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Disability

Advice on tax implications in settlement agreements – how Farore Law stands out from the rest

19 January 2024

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Sex / Gender

Executive remuneration – why is it relevant to employment disputes?

11 January 2024

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Litigation, Disclosure and ADR Procedure

Relational Contracts – what are they and why do they matter?

10 January 2024

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Media

Suzanne McKie KC quoted in iNews in response to calls for Prince Andrew to address Epstein files

22 December 2023

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Sex / Gender

Discrimination round-up 2023

22 December 2023

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Whistleblowing

To what extent does regulatory action impact reduce compensation in a whistleblowing claim?

22 December 2023

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Race

Government Guidance on Ethnicity Pay Gap Reporting

13 December 2023

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Insight

Shareholder Covenants for Senior Executives

1 December 2023

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Firm Announcements

Farore Law welcomes Robin Pickard as an Associate

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23 November 2023

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Whistleblowing

Recent Supreme Court ruling – why are Deliveroo riders not workers?

22 November 2023

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Litigation, Disclosure and ADR Procedure

Costs awarded against a vexatious unrepresented party

15 November 2023

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Discrimination

Evidencing race-related microaggressions in the workplace

14 November 2023

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Firm Announcements

Farore Law welcomes James Beck as a Partner

1 November 2023

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Discrimination

Worker Protection Bill receives Royal Assent, but are there remaining lacunas in the Equality Act 2010?

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30 October 2023

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Discrimination

Are compulsory retirement provisions discriminatory?

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27 October 2023

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Discrimination

Mitigating loss in age discrimination cases

27 October 2023

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Firm Announcements

Legal 500 2024 – Testimonials

27 October 2023

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Discrimination

Is language discrimination prohibited under the Equality Act 2010?

17 October 2023

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Firm Announcements

Recognised as Leading Firm in Employment Law – Legal 500 2024

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6 October 2023

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Insight

Farore Law’s Commitment to Pro Bono and Access to Justice

3 October 2023

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Blogs

Farore Law in the Legal 500 view: Employment

2 October 2023

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ET / EAT Procedure

Protecting privacy in disability cases

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13 September 2023

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Insight

Sexual harassment – are regulators taking a more interventionalist stance?

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13 September 2023

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Discrimination

Decision-maker must be personally motivated by protected characteristics for dismissal to be discrimination

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13 September 2023

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Insight

The power dynamics of sexual harassment – protecting victims who reject or submit

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30 August 2023

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Insight

Discrimination – bringing aiding and abetting claims against a former employee

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30 August 2023

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Insight

What does recent case law tell us about the Employment Tribunal’s territorial jurisdiction?

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26 July 2023

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Media Appearances

Suzanne McKie KC quoted in Ignites Europe on the Crispin Odey case

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26 June 2023

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Discrimination

Tribunal should have clarified litigant in person’s discrimination claim

14 June 2023

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Media Appearances

Suzanne McKie KC quoted in the Financial Times in response to the Crispin Odey Allegations

6 June 2023

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Media Appearances

Suzanne McKie KC quoted regarding sexual harassment claims involving MPs

26 April 2023

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Discrimination

Farore Law represents NBC news anchor

25 April 2023

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Misconduct and Regulatory Matters

Failure to prevent employee fraud – could your organisation be liable?

21 April 2023

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ET / EAT Procedure

Lucas Nacif on cross border statutory employment rights

20 April 2023

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ET / EAT Procedure

Challenging Tribunal Judgments – when to apply for reconsideration and when to appeal

19 April 2023

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ET / EAT Procedure

The hot topic of Unless Orders: when and how should they be made?

19 April 2023

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Race

Government publishes guidance on voluntary ethnicity pay reporting

13 April 2023

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Media Appearances

‘Worrying trend’ of legal threats against sexual assault survivors – The Guardian

22 March 2023

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Sexual Misconduct / Harassment

Help Ms A in her employment dispute against Mike Hill MP

21 March 2023

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Insight

Self-employed legal professionals and worker/employee status

16 March 2023

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Videos

Lucas Nacif on if legal consultants might have worker rights for whistle-blowing cases

15 March 2023

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Insight

Is a definitive diagnosis critical in establishing whether a claimant is disabled?

27 February 2023

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Insight

Privilege in cross-border employment disputes

17 February 2023

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ET / EAT Procedure

Employee Who Destroyed Evidence Loses Shot At Payout

10 February 2023

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ET / EAT Procedure

£637,000 employment claim struck out after Claimant destroyed evidence

8 February 2023

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Insight

Professional misconduct considerations in ‘SLAPP’ legal actions

8 February 2023

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Professional Misconduct / Regulatory

The SRA’s new guidance on sexual misconduct

1 February 2023

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Insight

Applying for anonymity in the County Court or the High Court

17 January 2023

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Discrimination

EU Retained Law Bill: Employment rights at risk?

3 January 2023

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Insight

What triggers knowledge of a disability?

7 December 2022

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Discrimination

Arvunescu v Quick Release (Automotive) Limited case note

7 December 2022

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Discrimination

Claimants must evidence stigma on the job market

25 October 2022

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Executive Compensation

UK Government to scrap bankers’ bonus cap

25 October 2022

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Restrictive Covenants

The enforceability of 12 month non-compete clauses – Court of Appeal decides in Planon Ltd v Gilligan (2022)

25 October 2022

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Firm Announcements

2023-24 Rankings

19 October 2022

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Discrimination

Removing Permanent Health Insurance at retirement age – EAT decision of Pelter v Buro Four Project Services Ltd (2022)

28 September 2022

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Investigations

University of Dundee v Chakraborty Case Note

20 September 2022

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ET / EAT Procedure

Kumari v Greater Manchester Case Note

8 September 2022

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Whistleblowing

Whistleblower dismissed for conduct when making protected disclosure, not the protected disclosure itself

2 September 2022

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ET / EAT Procedure

Dr Piepenbrock v London School of Economics & Political Science case note

30 August 2022

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Latest News

Payment of legal costs under a settlement agreement – tax considerations

21 July 2022

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Discrimination

Higgs vs Farmors EAT casenote

5 July 2022

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Discrimination

Christian doctor not discriminated against for refusing to address transgender people by their chosen pronoun

24 June 2022

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Media Appearances

SUZANNE MCKIE KC- TIMES LAWYER OF THE WEEK

22 June 2022

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Discrimination

EAT – dismissing employee without properly considering alternative solutions was disability discrimination

27 May 2022

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Media Appearances

Suzanne McKie KC named Times Lawyer of the Week

23 May 2022

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Media Appearances

Suzanne McKie KC quoted in The Guardian

23 May 2022

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Media Appearances

Ms A vs Mike Hill

20 May 2022

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Media Appearances

Ms A vs Mike Hill

20 May 2022

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Media Appearances

Suzanne McKie KC comments for BBC News

19 May 2022

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Media Appearances

Ms A vs Mike Hill

19 May 2022

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Media Appearances

Ms A vs Mike Hill

18 May 2022

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Insight

Reasonableness in Whistleblowing Cases

14 April 2022

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Discrimination

Harassment and the Test of Reasonableness

5 April 2022

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Media Appearances

Suzanne McKie KC quoted in The Guardian on Mike Hill case

8 March 2022

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Discrimination

International Women’s Day 2022

21 February 2022

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Media Appearances

Suzanne McKie KC quoted in Open Democracy regarding NDAs

4 February 2022

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Equal Pay

Law & Audit

5 January 2022

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Insight

Is Prince Andrew protected by a prior settlement agreement?

27 September 2021

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Settlement Agreements

Prince Andrew Settlement Agreements

6 September 2021

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Latest News

EAT finds that constructive dismissal is capable of constituting an act of harassment

27 August 2021

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Legal Professional Privilege

CHECK YOUR (LITIGATION) PRIVILEGE

20 August 2021

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Videos

And Then Came Breast Cancer – A Future Dreams Podcast Breast Cancer and Work

19 July 2021

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Sexual Harassment

Ex-Hartlepool MP Mike Hill sexual assaulted and victimised female worker, tribunal finds

8 July 2021

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Sexual Harassment

Ms A succeeds in harassment and victimisation claims against former Labour MP Mike Hill

8 July 2021

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Sexual Harassment

Ms A wins her case against former Labour MP Mike Hill

17 June 2021

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Firm Announcements

Learn Live with Suzanne McKie KC

20 May 2021

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Sexual Harassment

Independent Expert Panel find Mike Hill former MP guilty of sexual misconduct

12 May 2021

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Sexual Harassment

FOLLOW OUR CASE: We are representing Ms A in this Employment Tribunal case against former Labour MP Mike Hill.

6 May 2021

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Sexual Harassment

Sexual Misconduct case against former MP

23 April 2021

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Investigations

Legal Business: Hired guns and troubleshooting – privilege confusion in UBS rape probe another jolt for City law

19 April 2021

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Insight

Preliminary Hearings – Public or Private?

15 April 2021

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ET / EAT Procedure

Access to Medical Records

23 March 2021

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Media Appearances

Suzanne McKie KC quoted by BBC News on Labour Party failing Tribunal Claimant

16 March 2021

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Sexual Harassment

BREAKING NEWS: Mike Hill MP Resigns

19 February 2021

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Insight

Farore Law on flexible working in the legal profession: our research and approach

19 February 2021

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Insight

Can an employer force their employees to take the COVID-19 vaccine in order to be able to attend the workplace?

26 January 2021

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Covid-19

Can an employee be forced to attend their workplace during COVID-19?

11 January 2021

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Covid-19

Have the streets of London ever been more empty?

22 December 2020

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Race

Timnit Gebru, Google, and institutional racism in AI: the issues within the tech giant’s ethics team

2 December 2020

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Media Appearances

Suzanne McKie KC quoted by Legal Business on High Court ruling in Beckwith case

27 November 2020

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Sexual Harassment

Sexual misconduct decision against ex-Freshfields partner quashed by the High Court

27 November 2020

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Sexual Harassment

Ms A v Mike Hill MP

27 November 2020

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Sexual Harassment

The policing of harassment and stalking offences: law and practice

23 November 2020

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Sexual Harassment

Rights of Women launch new online survey about women’s experiences of sexual harassment in the workplace

16 November 2020

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Media Appearances

Suzanne McKie KC quoted by The Times on sexual harassment case against Mike Hill MP

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28 September 2020

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Videos

WEBINAR: Allegations of criminal sexual misconduct in the workplace

13 August 2020

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Investigations

Freshfields partner sent list of concerns over her conduct in UBS rape case, reports FT

12 August 2020

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Covid-19

Increased flexible working for barristers in light of COVID-19

10 August 2020

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Workplace Bullying

Suzanne McKie KC quoted by BNN Bloomberg on sexism in banking

27 July 2020

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Whistleblowing

Second report published by the APPG for Whistleblowing

15 July 2020

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Sexual Harassment

Parliamentary privilege and the Sexual Offences (Amendment Act) 1992

10 July 2020

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ET / EAT Procedure

#COVIDtimelimits campaign update: Farore Law responds to Liz Truss MP

10 July 2020

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Covid-19

The impact of COVID-19 on the redundancy process

30 June 2020

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Media Appearances

finews.com: UBS settles discrimination and harassment claim with Farore Law client

29 June 2020

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Firm Announcements

Farore Law welcomes Jon Ludford-Thomas to its team

26 June 2020

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Media Appearances

Reuters: UBS settles harassment and discrimination claim with Farore Law client

26 June 2020

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Investigations

Freshfields partner still being investigated for review of UBS rape claim, RollOnFriday reports

24 June 2020

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Workplace Bullying

Update: Motion tabled for debate at the House of Commons regarding complaints against MPs

23 June 2020

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Whistleblowing

Furloughing fraud and whistleblowing protection

22 June 2020

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Whistleblowing

Motion tabled for debate at the House of Commons tomorrow regarding complaints against MPs

19 June 2020

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Sexual Harassment

Sport as a cover for child abuse: findings of the Independent Inquiry

17 June 2020

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Covid-19

Suzanne McKie QC quoted by Bloomberg on workplace misconduct at home

12 June 2020

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Covid-19

Self-employed mothers threaten to sue UK Government over COVID-19 support scheme

22 May 2020

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Firm Announcements

Farore Law welcomes Alia Waseem to the firm

28 April 2020

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ET / EAT Procedure

Litigation Futures article on #COVIDtimelimits campaign

28 April 2020

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ET / EAT Procedure

Law Society Gazette reports on #COVIDtimelimits campaign

27 April 2020

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ET / EAT Procedure

#COVIDtimelimits campaign reported in the Guardian’s UK coronavirus live feed

27 April 2020

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ET / EAT Procedure

Campaign to extend ET time limits during COVID-19

23 April 2020

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ET / EAT Procedure

New Presidential Guidance on vulnerable parties and witnesses in the Employment Tribunal

3 April 2020

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Discrimination

Protection of pregnant women at work during COVID-19: Maternity Action Briefing

26 March 2020

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Workplace Bullying

Remote working and COVID-19: will bullying and discrimination of those working from home increase?

18 March 2020

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Discrimination

Sacking self-isolating staff and gender discrimination

18 March 2020

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Workplace Bullying

The FT: “Why ‘gaslighting’ can also happen at work”

11 March 2020

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Women’s Rights

#WOW and #March4Women 2020 – photo galleries

10 March 2020

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Sexual Harassment

CALL FOR DONATIONS: Help stop women being denied justice after rape (End Violence Against Women Coalition )

10 March 2020

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Blogs

“Invisible Women”: a talk by Caroline Criado Perez at Southbank Centre, London

8 March 2020

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Women’s Rights

International Women’s Day 2020

4 March 2020

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Women’s Rights

Farore Law staff to attend #IWD2020 events

25 February 2020

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Media Appearances

The Harvey Weinstein verdict: Suzanne McKie KC interviewed by Channel 4 News

19 February 2020

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Investigations

Extending time with grievances: can it be done, and if so, when?

11 February 2020

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Media Appearances

Suzanne McKie KC quoted by BloombergQuint on new NDA guidance

10 February 2020

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Settlement Agreements

New NDA guidance published by ACAS

4 February 2020

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Discrimination

Monitoring gender diversity at the Bar: ELA Monitoring Scheme

30 January 2020

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Sexual Harassment

How should employers deal with allegations of sexual harassment at work?

22 January 2020

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Media Appearances

Farore Law successfully opposes MP’s application for anonymity in sexual assault case

15 November 2019

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Maternity Rights

Maternity Action response to BEIS consultation on reforming maternity, paternity and parental leave

11 November 2019

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Media Appearances

Suzanne McKie KC quoted by The Northern Echo re. Mike Hill

29 October 2019

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Investigations

Labour MP Mike Hill at work despite sexual harassment inquiry

15 October 2019

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Sexual Harassment

Suzanne McKie KC quoted by The Guardian: “#MeToo and the justice system”

13 October 2019

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Firm Announcements

Farore Law welcomes two new Paralegals to its team

4 October 2019

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Workplace Bullying

Farore Law submits response to Government consultation on workplace sexual harassment

23 September 2019

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Sexual Harassment

Call for responses to the UK Government’s Consultation on Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

19 September 2019

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Sexual Harassment

The Domestic Abuse Bill: a proposed statutory defence for victims driven to offend

13 September 2019

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Media Appearances

Suzanne McKie KC interviewed on BBC News at Six regarding Lily Allen and Warner Music

10 September 2019

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Discrimination

Farore Law contributes to Bloomberg article: “How Corporate Britain Hides Thousands of Sex Discrimination Cases”

6 September 2019

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Investigations

Confidentiality of legal advice: why banks and other large companies could be discouraged from carrying out internal investigations

28 August 2019

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Diversity / Inclusion In Practice

“Banks and law firms in UK demand more female barristers,” FT reports

5 August 2019

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Sexual Harassment

New workplace harassment helpline launched by Emma Watson

22 July 2019

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Settlement Agreements

Government publishes its response to NDA consultation

12 July 2019

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Sex / Gender

Women as Queen’s Counsel: why are numbers so low?

11 July 2019

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Sexual Harassment

Government Equalities Office launches consultation on sexual harassment at work

15 June 2019

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Women’s Rights

Women and Equalities Committee publishes report on the use of NDAs in discrimination cases

7 June 2019

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Workplace Bullying

Suzanne McKie KC quoted in the Financial Times

31 May 2019

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Media Appearances

Farore Law’s Report on female progression mentioned in The Times

21 May 2019

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Media

Farore Law’s Report into the progression of women in law and other professional careers

22 April 2019

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Media Appearances

Suzanne McKie KC quoted in The Times on the use of NDAs

8 April 2019

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CPR

The Royal College of Psychiatrists – Guidelines for its members

27 March 2019

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Firm Announcements

Join Farore Law on LinkedIn

10 December 2018

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Discrimination

Farore Law’s latest submissions to the Women and Equalities Committee

30 October 2018

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Media Appearances

Channel 4 interview with Suzanne McKie QC

22 October 2018

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Workplace Bullying

Harassment and bullying in the House of Commons: Independent Inquiry Report

25 July 2018

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Sexual Harassment

Sexual harassment is widespread in British industry: Women and Equalities Committee Report

8 June 2018

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Professional Misconduct / Regulatory

Criminal KC found guilty of professional misconduct

4 June 2018

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Workplace Bullying

Farore Law’s introductory guide to harassment

29 May 2018

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Harassment on grounds of other protected characteristics (eg race)

Ascertaining the extent of discrimination, abuse, and harassment: a poll

11 May 2018

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Media Appearances

Sky News interview with Suzanne McKie KC: the Cliff Richard trial

9 May 2018

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Sexual Harassment

The Cliff Richard trial: awaiting a key High Court decision on privacy

22 April 2018

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Maternity Rights

Maternity rights: Working Families’ response blog on EAT decision (Ali vs Capita Customer Management)

28 March 2018

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Videos

Suzanne McKie KC provides evidence to the Women and Equalities Committee inquiry on sexual harassment in the workplace

26 March 2018

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Sexual Harassment

The latest charity to be hit by an abuse scandal: the Salvation Army

15 March 2018

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Media Appearances

Is hugging a good thing to do in the workplace?

8 March 2018

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Women’s Rights

Theme for International Women’s Day 2019: #BalanceforBetter

13 February 2018

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Confidentiality Agreements

NDAs and confidentiality agreements: Parliamentary inquiry launched

6 February 2018

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CPR

Often overlooked: Civil Procedure Rule 7.7

20 January 2018

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Women’s Rights

Photos from the 2018 Women’s March

16 January 2018

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Women’s Rights

Women’s March 2018: 20-21 January

15 January 2018

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Sexual Harassment

Sex workers, abuse, and criminal records: judicial review hearing

12 January 2018

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Women’s Rights

Time’s Up Rally: 21 January 2018

2 January 2018

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Media Appearances

Women and mental illness: a LinkedIn post from Suzanne McKie KC

1 January 2018

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Discrimination

The Mental Health Foundation: assisting mental illness

20 December 2017

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Videos

#IJUSTFROZE: a video from Rape Crisis Scotland

12 December 2017

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Sex / Gender

The Fawcett Society’s Sex Discrimination Law Review Final Report Launch

20 November 2017

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Sexual Harassment

Sexual harassment in the news

20 November 2017

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Sexual Harassment

Sexual offending in England and Wales