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|1 Jun 2011||Exploring combined discrimination||Olivia-Faith Dobbie, Cloisters||ELA Briefing||The concept of combined discrimination arose when the original anti-discrimination statutes were enacted in the mid 1970s. Since then, there has been an incremental expansion of the number of characte...|
|1 May 2011||Wallis and Duncombe: territorial scope||Thomas Cordrey, Devereux Chambers||ELA Briefing||The Equality Act 2010 abandoned the express territorial scope provisions that had previously been found in some British discrimination legislation. As a result, the courts' approach to overseas worker...|
|1 May 2011||The Equality Act explained||Claire Reynolds, associate, Beachcroft LLP||ELA Briefing||
Long-term IDS fan Claire Reynolds - and three work colleagues she consulted to add objectivity to her review - approve of a new IDS Employment Law Guide, The Equality Act 2010
|2 Dec 2010||The Equality Act 2010 – an overview of the main changes||David Reade QC, Littleton Chambers||Lecture Notes|
|1 Dec 2010||S.147(5) - the big question||Stephen Levinson, partner, RadcliffesLeBrasseur||ELA Briefing||Why was it necessary to alter the drafting of s.147(5)? No one doubted the meaning of the old provisions in earlier discrimination legislation.
|1 Nov 2010||Equality abroad?||Thomas Linden, QC Matrix Chambers, and Monica Kurnatowska , Baker & McKenzie||ELA Briefing||The 1999 repeal of the provisions of the Employment Rights Act 1996 dealing with territorial effect hardly ushered in an era of clarity and certainty. It was not until Lawson v Serco in 2006 that auth...|
|1 Nov 2010||A concise guide to equality law||Stephen Levinson, RadcliffesLeBrasseur||ELA Briefing|
|1 Oct 2010||The new disability discrimination regime||Dominic Holmes, Olswang LLP||ELA Briefing||The Equality Act 2010 consolidates all current discrimination legislation into one statute and aims to strengthen and develop the law on equality. However, the unique nature of disability discriminati...|
|1 Oct 2010||Perception discrimination: the EAT fails to come up trumps||Claire Darwin, Matrix Chambers||ELA Briefing|
|1 Oct 2010||Seldon v Clarkson Wright and Jakes||Jo Davis, B P Collins LLP||ELA Briefing||Seldon v Clarkson Wright and Jakes went before the Court of Appeal in the summer. The court found against Kent lawyer, Leslie Seldon, who had been forced to retire from his firm almost four years earl...|