I am Philip Landau an employment lawyer. I have my own practice (Landau Law, Solicitors ) which is based in the City of London. I act mainly for employees including a large number of senior executives. I have regularly been on BBC TV, ITV and local radio as an employment law expert. I also write for The Guardian on employment law related issues.
Philip Landau was speaking to Ian Dale on LBC News Radio this evening. This was in relation to the employment law aspects of a survey which showed that more than 320, 500 self-employed people in Britain are working two or more jobs.
Philip Landau was quoted today in the Daily Mail today, in relation to the an advertised role for a BBC trainee journalist that only requested applicants from ethnic minorities. Philip was commenting that the advertisement was unlawful under the Equality Act as it amounted to positive discrimination.
Philip Landau today appeared as a legal expert on Talk Sport Radio, and was talking to Jim White on whether football clubs have the right to refuse to employ footballers who have been found guilty of serious sexual offences or violent crime. This is in the wake of the story in the news today about Adam Johnson, the former England winger, shortly about to be released from jail after serving half of his 6 year sentence.
Philip Landau was talking to Ian Payne today on LBC News Radio this afternoon about the Governments expected announcement tomorrow to introduce new laws banning certain types of non-disclosure agreements (“NDA’s) in employment settlement agreements. This would apply where the clauses are seeking to stop employees reporting allegations of unlawful harassment and discrimination to the police.
Philip Landau was on Talk Radio today talking about the Government’s proposed introduction of tighter rules against employers in the support of employees suffering from sexual harassment in the workplace.
We are quoted today onthe BBC business news website. Our expert comments are in relation to a number of staff at fashion firm Ted Baker, who have signed a petition complaining about the company’s founder and chief executive Ray Kelvin. Mr Kelvin is being accused of forcing workers to hug him.
Philip Landau was on LBC News Radio this morning talking to Nick Ferrari on his breakfast show. He was asked to appear as an expert talking about a reported new story about an 88 year old making an employment tribunal claim for discrimination against the NHS. This is considered one of the oldest persons ever to have made such an employment claim.