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
As the political and financial unrest continues following the UK’s vote to leave the European Union we know that for many businesses the consequences of the vote are still sinking in. Donald MacKinnon, director of legal services at Law At Work, reflects on what effect Brexit could have on employment law and health & safety.
Published: 1 July 2016
The widely-anticipated Immigration Bill has now reached Royal Assent, signalling a further legislative crack-down on the employment of illegal workers in UK industry. Article from Beverley Smith, employment and business immigration specialist at law firm Shakespeare Martineau.
Published: 20 May 2016
Elite footballers rarely bring claims in the employment tribunal. Whether or not there is an appeal, Jonas Gutierrez’s successful claim against Newcastle United should prompt employers to re-evaluate their approach to disability in the workplace.
Published: 17 May 2016
Before the introduction of employment tribunal fees in July 2013, employment tribunals were struggling to deal with the vast number of cases.
Published: 12 May 2016