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Employment

Putting up Language Barriers: Discrimination Against Speakers of English as an Additional Language

It is estimated that approximately 7.7% of the UK population speak a language other than English or Welsh as their ‘main’ language (ONS 2011). The recent case of Khawaja v Transport for London illustrates why employers must be careful not to discriminate against employees based on their actual, or perceived, language proficiency.

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BPE tees off for Winston’s Wish

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Golfers from across the county (and beyond) joined BPE Solicitors for their annual golf day this week in aid of Winston’s Wish, the childhood bereavement charity. The event raised almost £4000 which will help Winston’s Wish to support children who have been bereaved of a parent or sibling.

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