Monthly Archives: August 2011

Is (not very) nice!

Referring to someone from Eastern Europe as “Borat” amounts to direct race discrimination, according to a recent Tribunal judgement.  The Plaintiff in the case made a number of allegations against his employer and, in spite of the Tribunal rejecting a number … Continue reading

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Ignore the Middle Class at your peril

Interesting times in India, where Anna Hazare appears to be winning a battle with the Indian Government over anti-corruption legislation.  Using tactics reminiscent of Mahatma Ghandi, he has forced the authorities to release him from prison (he had been arrested … Continue reading

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Fit as a fiddle – or a fit-note fiddle?

Employers don’t have much confidence in the recently introduced “Fit Note” system, introduced by the Government as a replacement for the old system of sick notes, according to a survey by XpertHR.  I can’t pretend that this comes as a … Continue reading

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