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Seldon decision

The Supreme Court has (25 April) rejected an appeal from Mr Leslie Seldon, backed by the Equality Human Rights Commission,

Article by: | Published: 2 May 2012

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Dismissive of dismissal claims law

At the end of September 2011, the Government announced a change to the qualifying period for unfair dismissal claims in the UK from one to two years.

Article by: | Published: 5 January 2012

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New legislation in dismissal claims

Government’s debate over unfair dismissal has been big news recently, reflecting the interest in employment law policy during difficult economic times.

Article by: | Published: 13 December 2011

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Litigation trends

Disputes ahead as global businesses await increased regulatory proceedings, and raise concerns about related litigation.

Article by: | Published: 19 October 2011

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It takes two to make a baby

Recent changes increasing the right to paternity leave have led to fears that men taking up to 26 weeks may have a negative impact on employers.

Article by: | Published: 19 October 2011

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Employment Tribunal system – a need for reform

The Employment Tribunal system was intended to be a forum to hear labour disputes, quickly and cheaply by those with a particular expertise in labour relations, in a relatively informal environment. However, Ohtribunal are rarely determined either quickly or cheaply.

Article by: | Published: 13 October 2011