Diversity In The Workplace In Bradford

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Diversity In The Workplace – ML Solicitors Claims Advice; Is your business looking to implement diversity in the workplace policies and procedures for your organisation in Bradford to help you avoid litigation? Are you facing legal action from a disgruntled employee who believes that you directly or indirectly discriminated against them within the working environment? The team at Oakwood Solicitors will be able to help your organisation implement antidiscrimination policies and we will also be able to assist if you are facing legal action at the Employment Tribunal.

In 2010 the Equality Act was introduced to protect people from discrimination in the workplace. It protects all workers potential employees and former employees from discrimination and characteristics which are protected under this act include age sex sexual orientation religion belief ethnic origin race marital status civil partnership status and disability. If it is found that your business has discriminated against an employee former employee or potential employee then you can find yourself faced with extremely expensive legal action at the Employment Tribunal.

The aim of Oakwood Solicitors is to help businesses across the UK protect themselves from expensive litigation and we have an entire panel of solicitors that will be able to help you implement policies and procedures that promote antidiscrimination diversity and equality within the working environment. Having effective policies and procedures will protect you from facing expensive legal action as employees who are successful at claiming compensation for discrimination can receive unlimited compensation awards.

If my business is facing legal action for not promoting diversity in the workplace; will the team at Oakwood Solicitors also be able to assist my organisation in Bradford?

Certainly; although we have an entire team that can help organisations implement new policies and procedures to protect them from litigation we have a panel of dispute resolution solicitors who can assist businesses across Yorkshire. He’s solicitors will do everything in their power to ensure that your business is defended vigorously whilst looking at the strength of the claim and advising you on the best possible path to take to achieve a cost effective and desired outcome.

When businesses are involved in legal action for discrimination it can sometimes attract the attention of the media and an article which was published in the Pink News on 26 July 2013 discusses a gay man who was looking at taking legal action against a cinema chain. A particular section of the article reads ?A gay man in Nottingham has taken his former employer to court over claims he was sacked due to his sexuality. Craig Sambrook worked for the cinema chain Cineworld for 16 years before being dismissed in June 2012. The 33-year-old told Nottingham Employment Tribunal that he was harassed by one of his managers and victimised. Cineworld denies that Mr Sambrook’s sexual orientation had any effect upon the decision to dismiss him stating it was due to repeated warnings of poor timekeeping and conduct. Mr Sambrook claims on one occasion a heterosexual colleague was late for work and not disciplined.?

If your business is seeking advice in regards to any aspect of diversity in the workplace whether you are facing legal action in Bradford or if you are looking to avoid litigation you can contact the team at Oakwood Solicitors for advice and assistance today on:0113 200 9720.


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