Unlike employees, volunteers do not benefit from the protection awarded under a contract of employment and so act as a virtually free and flexible source of manpower.
The Employment Tribunal panel will be made up of an Employment Judge and two "wing" members.The Employment Judge is legally qualified. One wing member will come from an employer-biased
Introduction The incentive for the employer to introduce a flexible benefits scheme is to get a competitive edge in the market place by providing benefits of choice to employees to aid
Purpose If a Claimant is successful, a Tribunal will make an award for damages that is appropriate to the type of claim and all the circumstances of the case.Unfair dismissal awards
The Equality Act 2010 (“the EqA”) has introduced a more regulated approach to the questions that an employer can ask about health
General A claim is presented to the employment tribunal when the completed claim form arrives at the tribunal office. Claims brought in the employment tribunal must be brought within a specified
It is illegal for an employer to employ someone who does not have permission to work in the UK.
This factsheet sets out the key steps in employment tribunal litigation.If an employee (the Claimant) wishes to bring a claim against their employer (the Respondent) they may do this by
The Agency Workers Regulations 2010 (the Regulations) implement the EU Temporary Agency Workers Directive into UK law. The Regulations apply to the relationship between agency workers, the agency they
Since 1 October 2011 Temps provided by Agencies have certain rights. This means you need to ensure that: (a) You know which Temps are working for