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21st October 2021

Menopause in the workplace

How does the Equality Act 2010 protect employees when going through the menopause? Menopause discrimination is largely covered under the protected characteristics of disability, sex and age. Whilst…

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Insights

1st October 2021

Coronavirus and returning to the office

Can a business insist their employees return to office-based working?  There is no longer an instruction from the Government to work from home, and a gradual return to…

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30th September 2021

The Legal 500 2022 results

Ellisons Solicitors is once again delighted to have been recommended within the Legal 500 directory. In total nine practice areas were recommended in the 2022 edition across Essex…

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27th September 2021

Common Legal Mistakes To Avoid When Starting A Business

Senior Legal Advisor (Corporate and Commercial), Ed Manning, and Associate Solicitor (Employment), Tina Maxey, review some common legal mistakes you need to be aware of when starting a…

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29th July 2021

Race discrimination in the workplace

Race discrimination claims in the workplace were up 4% in the past year according to official figures from the Ministry of Justice and employment tribunals. Employment Associate, Tina…

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27th July 2021

Ellisons Solicitors announces senior leadership changes in the Immigration team

Ellisons Solicitors has announced changes to the senior team in the Immigration department. Current Head of Immigration, Graeme Kirk will be retiring as a Partner and as Head…

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Insights

1st July 2021

Right to work checks

UK employers are required to comply with all immigration regulations and Home Office guidance, including the requirement to conduct Right to Work Checks before employment commences.  The Home…

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Insights

30th June 2021

LGBT+ – Promoting Equality and Diversity in the Workplace

Equality and diversity in the workplace is good for business.  A diverse workforce allows an employer to draw on a wide range of skills and perspectives; it can…

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Insights

24th June 2021

LGBT+ Rights in the Workplace

Sexual orientation discrimination legislation has been in place since 2003.  Whilst there is protection against discrimination, it is concerning that this does not necessarily translate into an improved…

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1st June 2021

Variation to terms and conditions of employment and unfair dismissal

Where an employer dismisses an employee for refusing to agree to changes to terms and conditions of employment where there are “sound, good business reasons” for implementing those…

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