Get expert employment law training for your businesses for our highly qualified team. Employment disputes can often be costly, challenging, and divisive for a business, particularly a small business. This is one of the reasons why it is so important to ensure that your front-line managers and HR staff understand the businesses’ legal obligations towards its employees.
Preventing a dispute is significantly more preferable to having to defend one.
In relation to discrimination issues and claims in particularly, a business will be vicariously liable for the discriminatory acts of its employees, unless it has taken reasonable steps to prevent discrimination. Whilst not a panacea, ensuring staff have regular diversity/equal opportunities training is an important step.