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BEIS guidance document explains powers available to employment tribunals 

Makbool Javaid

The BEIS have published a document providing an explanation of the powers available to tribunals and highlighting case law which illustrates how they have been used. The aim is to: (i) increase confidence that poor behaviour or conduct in bringing or defending a claim can have financial consequences; (ii) point out that tribunals can be asked to make use of those powers; and, (iii) help provide reassurance about the purpose and limits of these powers, so that people are not dissuaded from proceeding with a claim or putting forward a defence.

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This update provides summary information and comment on the subject areas covered. Where employment tribunal and appellate court cases are reported, the information does not set out all of the facts, the legal arguments presented and help judgments made in every aspect of the case. Click on the links to access full details. If no link is provided, contact us for more information.  Employment law is subject to constant change either by statute or by interpretation by the courts. While every care has been taken in compiling this information, SM&B cannot be held responsible for any errors or omissions. Specialist legal advice must be taken on any legal issues that may arise before embarking upon any formal course of action.

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