The Equality Act 2010 clearly states that it is unlawful to discriminate (or harass) on the
grounds of age, disability, gender, marital status, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.
Claims for discrimination and harassment are (unlike
most types of unfair dismissal claim) unlimited in potential value. An injury to feeling award alone could be up to £30,000. An
employee that suffers harassment on the above grounds may also seek
compensation for injury to feelings and personal injury.
We act for employees and employers in relation to discrimination and
harassment claims. We understand the importance of these issues to both
sides and therefore when it comes to advising employers we are able to
assist with strategic policy changes to minimise the prospect of