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Equality in sport—football clubs as employers

Published on: 25 October 2016
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Equality in sport—football clubs as employers
  • What is the background to this?
  • What obligations are the club under to promote equality? What action can be taken?
  • Sport England has also considered to withdraw its funding for sports should they fail to meet the governing body’s target of having 30% of women on boards. What action needs to be taken?

Article summary

Employment analysis: West Ham was recently accused of breaking Football Association (FA) rules on discrimination. Philip Landau, an employment lawyer at Landau Law Solicitors, explains the background and considers the obligations of football clubs in their capacity as employers. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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