Website updates September to October 2019

Harassment of employees Harassment of employees page updated to include: Unite the Union v Nailard, Court of Appeal, 2018 on harassment by third parties: Harassment of employees>Harassment by third parties, such as customers or suppliers; Ahmed v Cardinal Hume Academies, EAT, 2019 – it must be reasonable for the conduct to be regarded as having … Read moreWebsite updates September to October 2019

Website updates July to August 2019

Proposed changes on enforcement of Equality Act Proposals in various reports on enforcing the Equality Act, including two 2019 reports: House of Commons Women and Equalities Committee: Enforcing the Equality Act: the law and the role of the EHRC, July 2019; Equality and Human Rights Commission: Access to legal aid for discrimination cases, June 2019. … Read moreWebsite updates July to August 2019

Stammering Pride and Prejudice: book launch

Friday 27th September 2019, at City Lit, London. ‘Stammering Pride and Prejudice: Difference not Defect’ challenges the stereotype that stammering is inherently negative. It positions stammering as a different, valuable and respected way of speaking. It will be the first published book exploring stammering from a social model perspective written for people who stammer and … Read moreStammering Pride and Prejudice: book launch

50 Million Voices: stuttering and work

50 Million Voices is the campaign bringing together leaders from across the world to collaborate, share good practice, and transform the world of work for people who stammer. Societal bias means that millions of people who stammer are either unemployed or in jobs which are well below their potential. Employers and colleagues often falsely equate intelligence … Read more50 Million Voices: stuttering and work

Website updates to April 2019

Recent updates to this website. April 2019 Update of the three Vento bands for compensation for injury to feelings in employment cases. March 2019 Main post-16 page updated, including more on STUC (Stammerers Through University Consultancy), www.stuc-uk.org. Also Oral exams, and assessed presentations page updated with further adjustments to exams, from STUC conference in January … Read moreWebsite updates to April 2019