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Feb
22
2018

Compensation limits increase

It’s that time of year where compensation limits for claims such as unfair dismissal and for statutory redundancy payments are reviewed. ..

Jan
25
2018

Union correspondence was not disclosable

In Dhanda v TSB Bank Plc, the claimant had been dismissed for gross misconduct. She had been represented by her union throughout her disciplinary proceedings and claim. During..

Dec
22
2017

Ghosts of Christmas Past: using Christmas bonus to bypass collective bargaining comes back to haunt employer

Earlier this year we reported on the Tribunal decision in Dunkley and others v Kostal UK Ltd, involving an attempt to induce staff to give up their collective bargaining rights..

Dec
08
2017

Second bite at the cherry: time limits and amendments to claims

Prior to the case of Galilee v Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis, it was understood that an amendment to a claim takes effect from the date of the original..

Nov
10
2017

Will Uber work in the area again?

The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has today upheld the ET decision that when the Uber drivers were in the work area, available for work and with Uber app switched on,..

Nov
03
2017

Tribunal Fees: Where are we now?

Since the Supreme Court’s decision on 26 July 2017 that the existing scheme of Employment Tribunal fees was unlawful, the future for employment claims has been in a state of..

Oct
27
2017

Government announces start of tribunal fees refund scheme

Following the Supreme Court’s ruling this summer that Employment Tribunal fees were unlawful, the government has announced its fees refund scheme: individuals will be refunded their original fee along with..

Sep
22
2017

Two respondents, one EC Certificate - EAT overturns decision to reject claim because claimant had not completed separate EC forms for each respondent

In the case of De Mota v ADR Network, Mr De Mota was employed as an LGV Driver with ADR Network and lost his job after a complaint was made..

Sep
07
2017

Increase to damages bands for injury to feelings and psychiatric injury

The Presidents of the Employment Tribunal in England, Wales and Scotland have released a joint response to the Vento Bands Consultation (named after the case Vento v Chief Constable of..

Sep
01
2017

Tribunal fees: should you prepare for a deluge of claims and what happens next?

It has been a tumultuous few years for the Conservative party and the recent Supreme Court ruling has added to the party’s list of woes. The government will now have..



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