Court rules vicar was not an employee

This article was published by Voice of Russia – UK Edition The Supreme Court has ruled it has no jurisdiction over one of Britain’s biggest churches. Hayley Preston, a former Methodist Minister has claimed she was unfairly dismissed by the church. But the Supreme Court says ministers cannot be considered employees. VoR’s Vivienne Nunis reports….

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The end of statutory discrimination questionnaires

This article was published in Global Banking & Finance Review, May 2013.  Although employers are not legally obliged to respond to discrimination questionnaires, they are usually encouraged to do so because a tribunal may draw adverse inferences from a failure to reply or if the answers are evasive or equivocal. In May last year, the…

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