In ASDA Stores Ltd v Raymond, R was employed as a lorry driver. He has Type 2 diabetes. He parked his lorry close to the loading bay of an ASDA store. On leaving his lorry he felt an urgent need to urinate and relieved himself in a discreet part of the yard.
21 January 2019
The official minutes of the latest employment tribunals national user group indicate a 165% increase in claims and significant delays in listing cases involving multi-day hearings
16 January 2019
EEA nationals who do not have settled status under the EEA scheme will still need to demonstrate their right to work through the appropriate documents.
15 January 2019
Following a recommendation in the Taylor Review, the BEIS has introduced a naming scheme for employers who fail to pay employment tribunal awards registered with BEIS on or after 18 December 2018.
14 January 2019
In Burdis v Dorset County Council, Burdis (B) was dismissed for misconduct relating to significant failings in the financial management of his department. The ET found the dismissal for misconduct to be fair, rejecting B’s argument he had been held accountable for events that were not the result of misconduct on his part.
11 January 2019
The Department for Work and Pensions has announced a new £40 million support package for disabled people.
27 December 2018
The Ministry of Justice has published the latest report and detailed statistics on tribunal cases received, disposed of or outstanding for July to September 2018.
26 December 2018
An EHRC analysis of employers’ gender pay gap action plans has revealed that only 1 in 5 has produced a detailed plan to close the gender pay gap.
25 December 2018
The Government has announced a package of 12 measures to tackle sexual harassment at work including introducing a new Code of Practice.
24 December 2018
A survey found that 61% of people use a personal device (PDA) to answer work emails or conduct work tasks while out of the workplace.
20 December 2018