But employers must be careful because the tribunal does not give much guidance on how to implement the new ruling, warn Dorset employment solicitors Coles Miller.
The tribunal found that Starbucks had discriminated against an employee who had problems reading, writing and telling the time.
Length of service is relevant when deciding whether or not to dismiss - but the dismissal procedure should be the same for all employees.
Employees can now seek redress if their employer imposes an illegal exclusivity clause.
Not only is an employer at risk from whistleblowing disclosures that relate to their own company…
Highly mobile employees who travel to more than one place of employment can now count time spent travelling to their first job of the day as work time, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) has ruled.
Recent media reports over a brief comment by one LinkedIn user on another user’s profile photo demonstrate how easily a few words can suddenly go viral - with unfortunate consequences.
More than 120 Dorset business leaders converged on AFC Bournemouth for the Telling Your Social Story seminar - the event was fully booked out weeks in advance.
Coles Miller’s third annual Social Media Seminar - Telling Your Social Story - will be held on Thursday April 16, 9am to 12.30pm, at AFC Bournemouth’s Goldsands Stadium.