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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
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Course Aims:

This CPDcast provides an update on the area of race and sex discrimination. It examines the future of these areas under the Equality Act and key recent authorities.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Understand what effect the Equality Act will have on race and sex discrimination;
  • Know the facts of the case of Osborne Clarke Services and the employment tribunal decision;
  • Understand the Employment Appeal Tribunal's analysis of Osborne Clarke Services;
  • Understand the different rulings of Richmond Pharmacology v Dhaliwal;
  • Appreciate the EAT decision in Tradition Securities & Futures SA v X and Y;
  • Know the facts and judgements in Rank Nemo (DMS) Ltd v Coutinho.
Level:
Intermediate Difficulty: 3 of 5
Classification:
Case Update
Legislative Updates
Sources and References:
  • Osborne Clarke Services v Purohit [2009] IRLR 341;
  • Richmond Pharmacology v Dhaliwal [2009] IRLR 336;
  • Tradition Securities & Future SA v X and Y [2008] IRLR 934;
  • Rank Nemo (DMS) Ltd v Coutinho [2009] IRLR 672.

In this CPDcast Martyn Barklem, a barrister at Littleton Chambers, examines recent authorities and the influence of the Equality Bill on the areas of race and sex discrimination.

Podcast last reviewed: 2011-03-28

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