GENERATION IDENTITY: THE EQUALITY ACT & EMPLOYMENT LAW

There have been news stories recently about the co-leader of the British branch of Generation Identity (“GI”), Mr Tom Dupre', and his employer, Standard Charted PLC.  The headlines state that Mr Dupre' has been ‘fired’ but from reading the actual content of the stories, it appears that Standard Charted have simply confirmed that he is no longer an employee.  Allegedly,…

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Tini Owens case being heard in Supreme Court

The Tini Owens appeal is currently being heard by the Supreme Court.  The Appellant's solicitor, Mr Beecle, has stated that the appeal is not an attempt to change the law but instead concerns the correct interpretation of section 1(2)(b) of the Matrimonial Causes Act 1973.  This states: "the Respondent has behaved in such a way that the petitioner cannot reasonably be expected…

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DISHONEST CLAIMANT LEFT WITH DEBT TO HOSPITAL IN CLINICAL NEGLIGENCE CASE

A dishonest Claimant, who exaggerated the extent of his injuries, was left with a debt to the Defendant hospital, at the conclusion of proceedings, see here Liability was admitted.  The Claimant had intimated a claim for over £800,000.  Investigations carried out on behalf of the Defendant showed that he had exaggerated and lied about his injuries.   This included the false claim that he…

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