The Sherrards Blog: discrimination

Dressing to impress – can employers take it too far?

20th April 2017

What should I wear to work today? Not a controversial question for some. However, for others that decision is taken out of their hands – or at least restricted – as a result of dress codes stipulated by their employer. The issue of dress codes in the workplace is certainly …

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Dressing to impress – can employers take it too far?

Video on employment law & the recruitment process

27th August 2015

In the video below, employment solicitors Joanne Perry and Mark Fellows (London and St Albans) provide tips on the recruitment process for those responsible for their company’s HR. Watch the video below or read on. One of the most important areas to be highlighted relates to discrimination – there are nine different characteristics …

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Jo Perry

The “Cabinet Catwalk” and dress code in the workplace

17th July 2014

The recent reshuffle in David Cameron’s Cabinet has brought out the best and worst of the Press. As an example of the “worst” is the focus on the clothes of the new female Cabinet members, and the references to a “Cabinet Catwalk”. Twitter has been buzzing with comments about how …

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The “Cabinet Catwalk” and dress code in the workplace

Jeremy Clarkson, Disciplinary Action & Race Discrimination

12th May 2014

The news has recently been full of the “N-word” controversy involving Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson. Even politicians have waded into the act on Twitter, expressing their views on whether Clarkson should or should not have been sacked after footage (some several years old) was published of him using the playground …

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Jeremy Clarkson, Disciplinary Action & Race Discrimination