Can an employer dismiss fairly even if it doesn’t offer a right of appeal?
The remedy of re-engagement: the difference between what is possible and what is practicable
UK employment tribunals: on 8 October the rules they are a’changing
When can off the record discussions be used in evidence?
Section 111A of the Employment Rights Act 1996 enables “pre-termination negotiations” to take place between an employer and employee to […]
'Egregiously unfair' dismissal costs employer £30,000
The employer, Michelin, dismissed their employee who was signed off with stress.
Supreme Court rules that embassy staff are not excluded by state immunity
In the recent case of Benkharbouche v. Secretary of State for Foreign & Commonwealth Affairs & Anor the Supreme Court agreed with the EAT and the Court of Appeal and unanimously held that sections 4(2)(b) and 16(1)(a) of the State Immunity Act 1978 (SIA) cannot protect embassies from Employment Tribunal claims brought by domestic staff in the UK.
One small step for the adversarial system, one giant leap for litigants in person
The President of the Employment Tribunals (England and Wales) has issued Presidential Guidance on the protocol for “judicial assessment” in […]
Insight: UK Employment Law Round-up – September 2016
In this issue, we look at whether a job applicant can gain protection under the Framework and Equal Treatment Directives […]
Insight: UK Employment Law Round-up – May 2016
During our Annual Update seminar on 27 April 2016, we discussed some of the legislative changes that employers should look […]
Insight: UK Employment Law Round-up – April 2016
In this issue, we consider the requirements of recent legislative changes including the new whistleblowing regime for financial institutions and […]
Insight: UK Employment Law Round-up – February 2016
In this edition we will be taking a look at some employment issues which have been making headlines and at […]