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How can you tackle diversity in the workplace?

Business spending on diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) initiatives has skyrocketed in the last decade. It is estimated the global market for DEI reached $7.5 billion in 2020 and is...

August 04, 2022 Read more

Menopause in the Workplace – Discrimination & The Law

There is an increasing acceptance of the need for employers to increase awareness and offer support for employees experiencing the menopause. The Government of Jersey, which is the Island’s biggest...

July 06, 2022 Read more

Long COVID, is it a Disability? – Update

Earlier this year we explored whether or not Long COVID might qualify as a ‘disability’ for the purposes of the Discrimination (Disability) (Jersey) Regulations 2018 (the Regulations). You can read...

June 27, 2022 Read more

Domestic Abuse: Implications for Employers

On 10th March 2022 a Proposition was lodged in the States to introduce a statutory offence of domestic abuse. The proposed Domestic Abuse (Jersey) Law (the Draft Law) is due...

April 14, 2022 Read more

Employment Contracts

Types of Employment Contract Recruiting and retaining staff is difficult for growing small and medium sized enterprises (“SME’s“) (particularly for the hospitality industry). SME’s need to attract the right talent...

March 31, 2022 Read more

BCR Explores Law – Compromise Agreements

What are Compromise Agreements? A Compromise Agreement (sometimes called a Settlement Agreement) is a legally binding agreement between an employer and an employee which sets out the terms upon which...

February 28, 2022 Read more

Long Covid – Is it a disability?

There are increasing reports of people suffering with ‘long covid’. The Office of National Statistics has reported that, in the UK, the groups most likely to suffer from long covid...

February 08, 2022 Read more

BCR Explores Law – Discrimination and The Law

What is discrimination? In Jersey law, discrimination occurs where an individual is treated unfairly compared to others as a consequence of one or more “protected characteristics”. The current list of...

February 03, 2022 Read more
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