Bishopsgate Law employment law solicitors can give advice about workplace discrimination claims and represent claimants at an employment tribunal.
The law that covers discrimination in employment in the UK (England, Wales and Scotland, different provisions apply in Northern Ireland) is the Equality Act 2010.
The underlying concepts of the Equality Act are “protected characteristics” and “prohibited conduct”.
Discrimination can consist of:
For more detailed information about these issues please see our free guide to your rights at work.
There is more specific information about disabilty discrimination here.
An employee who believes they have been discriminated against at work may be able to bring a claim before an employment tribunal.
Employment tribunals can make unlimited compensation awards in discrimination cases.
We can undertake employment tribunal claims on a contingency fee (No win no fee) basis where we assess the chances of success are good enough.
Strict time limits apply to employment tribunal claims, so get legal advice without delay.
If you believe you may have a case to make an employment tribunal claim, we can make an assessment of your case based on the facts and information you send us by e-mail.
You can arrange an appointment to see an employment lawyer at our offices in London EC2, or Potters Bar, Hertfordshire.
There is more information about your rights at work in our free guide.