Less than one in ten companies insured against discrimination claims says Hiscox

Less than one in ten companies are insured against the risks associated with employee discrimination claims, according to research conducted by Hiscox. And unless they are well prepared to deal with requests for flexible hours fuelled by new rights for working parents, introduced six months ago, more companies could face employee tribunals. Hiscox warned the number of applications made to employment tribunals, which reached over 100,000 last year, will rise as employment laws become more res