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Tribunal-geddon: 4 ways forward-thinking ER teams are reducing tribunal cases in their organisations

Tribunal-geddon: 4 ways forward-thinking ER teams are reducing tribunal cases in their organisations

Last year’s ruling by the Supreme Court that employment tribunal fees were unlawful has had a huge impact on organisations’ and their HR teams in the UK. Without the barrier of Tribunal fees, most HR teams have experienced a significant rise in cases going to tribunal stage...

Legal considerations when removing a director level employee

Legal considerations when removing a director level employee

Removing a director level employee is a difficult process for any company to go through. As a senior figure in the business, removing such an individual is often made legally complex by the need to consider their legal position not only as a director of the company, but also as an employee...

New Employment Tribunal Statistics Published

New Employment Tribunal Statistics Published

The Ministry of Justice has published the provisional tribunal statistics for October to December 2017.

Termination Payments for Employees – Tax changes

Termination Payments for Employees – Tax changes

Benjamin Franklin wrote a letter in 1789 in which he stated famously, “In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes”. Fast forward 229 years and actually taxation issues are far from certain in one distinct area of employment law, that surrounding termination payments,...

The test for a fair dismissal – Reasonable investigations

The test for a fair dismissal – Reasonable investigations

In this feature we look at the case of NHS 24 v Pillar UKEATS/ 0005/16/ JW. In this case, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) held that an Employment Tribunal was mistaken in finding a misconduct dismissal unfair on the basis that the investigation considered previous incidents that had not...

Mental health at work

Mental health at work

An independent review on how employers can better support the mental health of employees, including those with mental health problems or poor well-being, was published last week...

Employment update – Tribunal fees

Employment update – Tribunal fees

The Supreme Court has allowed the appeal by Unison against the legality of the current system of employment tribunal fees. The Supreme Court held that the fees regime, introduced in 2013, is unlawful because the fees are not set at an affordable level and effectively prevent access to justice in...

10 tips for managing grievances

10 tips for managing grievances

Workplace grievances can arise at any time from any employee. It is very important for employers to approach grievances reasonably and fairly. To help you, we have put together our top 10 tips on managing workplace grievances...

How to carry out a fair performance management process

How to carry out a fair performance management process

Underperformance in the workplace can be a common issue. How do employers go about dealing with poor performance fairly? Read our top ten tips in managing poor performance...

Annual compensation increase

Annual compensation increase

Compensation limits and minimum awards that are payable under employment legislation are to increase from 6th April 2017...

Employment Tribunal decisions now online

Employment Tribunal decisions now online

The Ministry of Justice has launched its website of employment tribunal decisions, meaning that the decisions in employment tribunal cases will now be available online...

Christmas Over-Time is Here!

Christmas Over-Time is Here!

In the weeks and days leading up to Christmas, employers may wish for their staff to work additional hours to help assist with increase in customer demand or increase in production of orders for example...