Kerseys Solicitors sponsored ‘The Canterbury Tales’ as performed by The Pantaloons in Christchurch Park, Ipswich, on the evening of 29th June 2016. All of Chaucer’s tales presented in two hours — what a feat! The weather wasn’t great but as you can see from the photo, everyone enjoyed themselves immensely.
Kerseys managing partner has highlighted that leaving the European Union will not affect our human rights – but some EU rules could come to an end. Anthony Wooding said Britain will still have protection under the European Convention of Human Rights. But EU regulations – such as roaming charge restrictions and bans on ‘bendy bananas’ […]
Pop My Mind’s First Birthday Art Exhibition is on 23rd — 25th July, 10 am – 4 pm, at Little Dodnash Farm in Bentley. Pop My Mind has catalysed some brilliantly exciting and innovative forms of expression over the past year. Take a look at this video to find out more. Explore Pop My Mind […]
Even the traditional law practice is open to ‘dress-down’ Fridays in our more relaxed working world. So what perceptions or possible issues might this raise? Subjectivity aside — generally and objectively, our expectations may be to see certain particular (and even peculiar) dress codes depending on the business sector and the environment of that business. […]
Following on from our last blog on Work, Dress Codes, Law and Risk, ‘Dress-down Fridays’ can bring another set of discrimination issues into play. We know employers have a duty to protect employees from harassment on the grounds of ‘protective characteristics’, including the creation of ‘an intimidating, hostile, degrading, humiliating or offensive environment’. So what […]
If an employer asks an employee to conform to a dress code at work is an employer at risk? The answer is potentially, yes, in that there is a potential for discrimination if the dress code conflicts with an employee’s protected characteristic under the Equality Act 2010 and this could lead to a direct or […]