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Innovation plan published for the modernisation of tribunals

The Senior President of the Tribunals has published an innovation plan for the modernisation of employment tribunals in 2019-2020. The three key initiatives planned for 2019 are: (1) to give judges, panel members and users access to a digital case record and provide judges and case workers with the facility.

Article by: Makbool Javaid 25 April 2019

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Government consults on restricting exit payments in the public sector

The Government introduced powers to cap exit payments in the public sector at £95,000 in the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015 by way of secondary legislation. HM Treasury has opened a consultation which sets out the proposed draft regulations.

Article by: Makbool Javaid 24 April 2019

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Acas release guidance on Neurodiversity in the workplace

Acas has released new guidance to help organisations understand and better support neurodiversity - the different ways the brain can work and interpret information - in the workplace, thereby making work more inclusive and help to address disability issues.

Article by: Makbool Javaid 6 April 2019

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Comment likening a baguette to a dildo was sexual harassment 

In Henderson v Stessa Leisure (Tynemouth) Ltd, H complained after two colleagues engaged in discussion with H where they asked her if she had undertaken bawdy sexual acts with others on a holiday to Greece. One of them also commented on her figure when she was wearing leggings and about her eating a baguette.

Article by: Makbool Javaid 2 April 2019