April 2015

If you’ve ever wondered whether workplace training is worth the investment, you may wish to consider some statistics. During 2011-12 in the UK there were 186,300 claims accepted by employment tribunals. During the same period, HSE statistics reveal there were 148 deaths in the workplace;...

Obesity must be regarded in the same way as any other disability. In February this year a UK employment tribunal became the first to rule that obesity is a disability. In the case Bickerstaff v Butcher, the tribunal in Northern Ireland unanimously decided that the claimant...