Over the past 12 months we have seen an increase in the number of employee tribunal applications; to be more specific, between April 2014 – March 2015 there were 61,305 applications. Between April 2015 – March 2016 this figure rose to 83,031. Article by Caroline Grifiths, MD at Bradfield HR.
Published: 8 March 2017
Donald Mackinnon, director of legal services at Law At Work reflects on the effect of fees on employment tribunal cases.
Published: 16 February 2017
The Court of Appeal recently held that a negligent omission by a senior employee amounted to gross misconduct, warranting dismissal with immediate effect. From Chris Cook, Partner and Head of the employment department at law firm SA Law.
Published: 12 February 2017
Following hot on the heels of the decision, a tribunal has now held that a bike courier is a worker, and entitled to paid holidays from the courier company. Article by Liam Lane is a senior solicitor in the employment team at Brodies LLP.
Published: 6 February 2017
Employment Tribunals’ unique place in the judicial system must be protected and reflected under any wider Government plans for justice modernisation and reform. So says the Employment Lawyers Association (ELA) in response to “radical” and “transformational” proposals for change throughout the justice system in the next five years.
Published: 25 January 2017
Changes to employment legislation will have a significant impact on businesses in 2017, one of the region’s leading employment lawyers has warned. From Sally Morris, a Partner at mfg Solicitors.
Published: 13 January 2017
The TUC’s recent report Living on the Edge paints a gloomy picture of a marginalised workforce at risk of missing out on legal protection. From Michael Ryley is a partner in the Employment, Pensions and Immigration Group at Weightmans.
Published: 11 January 2017
Assess employment needs pending Brexit whilst no employment law changes are envisaged in the short-term as a result of the EU Referendum decision, the impact Brexit may have on the movement of workers and skills/staffing needs is of immediate concern to many employers and employees. Guide provided by Eversheds LLP.
Published: 3 January 2017
In Thomas v BNP Paribas Real Estate, the EAT allowed an employee’s appeal against a tribunal’s finding that his dismissal ... View Article
Published: 30 November 2016
Jane Crosby, specialist in commercial litigation and employment law at Hart Brown, outlines what employers need to consider regarding employment law now that the UK is out of Europe.
Published: 13 July 2016