Our Expertise

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipisicing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua. Ut enim ad minim veniam, quis nostrud exercitation ullamco laboris nisi ut aliquip ex ea commodo consequat.

Parklane Plowden Podcast – A missed opportunity for workplace sexual harassment law

<!-- wp:paragraph --> <p>Listen to Parklane Plowden’s latest PLP Podcast – A missed opportunity for workplace sexual harassment law.</p> <!-- /wp:paragraph --> <!-- wp:paragraph --> <p>In October 2024, the Worker Protection (Amendment of Equality Act 2010) Act 2023 comes into force, making changes to the remedy provisions in the Equality Act in relation to sexual harassment at work.</p> <!-- /wp:paragraph --> <!-- wp:paragraph --> <p>Parklane Plowden employment barristers <a href="https://www.parklaneplowden.co.uk/our-barristers/roger-quickfall/">Roger Quickfall</a> and <a href="https://www.parklaneplowden.co.uk/our-barristers/bryony-clayton/">Bryony Clayton</a> explore the current protections for employees suffering sexual harassment and the journey behind the legislative change.</p> <!-- /wp:paragraph --> <!-- wp:paragraph --> <p>They discuss why an opportunity was missed with the upcoming legislation in relation to protecting employees from third party sexual harassment such as that by clients of their employer and how employers and practitioners can prepare for when the new legislation comes into force.</p> <!-- /wp:paragraph --> <!-- wp:paragraph --> <p>Helpful resources and further reading:</p> <!-- /wp:paragraph --> <!-- wp:list {"ordered":true} --> <ol><!-- wp:list-item --> <li><a href="https://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/2023/51/contents">Worker Protection (Amendment of Equality Act 2010) Act 2023</a></li> <!-- /wp:list-item --> <!-- wp:list-item --> <li><a href="https://bills.parliament.uk/bills/3205">History of the progress of the Bill where the debates can also be found</a></li> <!-- /wp:list-item --> <!-- wp:list-item --> <li><a href="https://metoomvmt.org/">Me too </a></li> <!-- /wp:list-item --></ol> <!-- /wp:list --> <!-- wp:paragraph --> <p>Listen to the podcast below:</p> <!-- /wp:paragraph -->