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Apr
07
2017

April 2017: Key changes and points for employers to consider

April heralds the start of spring and often marks the start date for recently introduced legislation. ..

Apr
07
2017

No second bite at the cherry with ACAS early conciliation

In general, claimants are only allowed to bring Employment Tribunal claims after submitting an ACAS EC notification form and receiving an EC certificate...

Apr
06
2017

Business Immigration Update: Key Changes to Tier 2

Our business immigration team can report that key changes to Tier 2 have come into effect today...

Mar
31
2017

Disciplinary Process Sunk By Failure to Make Reasonable Adjustment

A discriminatory disciplinary process led to an employee who worked at a Subway sandwich store being awarded £15,484 by an Employment Tribunal...

Mar
31
2017

You cannot stop a clock before it starts

A recent Tribunal decision has held that time spent in ACAS Early Conciliation (“EC”) before a limitation period starts cannot extend the time limit for bringing a claim...

Mar
31
2017

No requirement to be accurate with additional TUPE information say EAT

Regulation 11 of TUPE states that prior to a transfer, the transferor must provide information including particulars of employment to the transferee. ..

Mar
23
2017

Barrister fined after accidentally uploading clients’ personal data online

The number of employees who describe themselves as “usually” working from home has increased by almost 20% over the last decade according to research carried out by the TUC in..

Mar
23
2017

Teacher’s dismissal for long-term sickness was unfair

The case of O’Brien v Bolton St Catherine’s Academy concerned a teacher who, after 14 months of absence following an assault by a pupil, was dismissed. ..

Mar
23
2017

TUPE: Activities at the time of the transfer relevant to the ‘principal purpose’ test

For there to be a service provision change under TUPE, there must, immediately before the transfer, be an organised grouping of employees situated in Great Britain which has as its..

Mar
22
2017

The Continued Risk of Racism in the Workplace

With emotions running high on both sides, an increase in racial abuse and hate crime has been reported since the UK voted to leave the EU. ..



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