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Our senior solicitor, Arwen Makin, has written a Q&A on the most regular questions our employment law team are being asked about Coronavirus by our HR customers
2 weeks ago by Arwen Makin in Legal Updates
Less than a week into the new decade, along came an Employment Tribunal (ET) judgment on an interesting case which has hit the headlines.
7th Jan 2020 by Arwen Makin in Legal Updates
Recruiting and retaining the right talent to establish an effective management team can take time for any organisation to master – especially when difficult decisions need to be made.
24th Jun 2019 by Lucy Gordon in Legal Updates
The number of current and historic sexual misconduct complaints continues to rise throughout 2019, in all walks of the employment law landscape. It is an issue that affects the workplace, and one which the employer needs to be particularly sensitive to.
30th May 2019 by Rafia Ahmad in Legal Updates
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...
19th Sep 2018 by in Insight
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...
21st Aug 2018 by in Legal Updates
The Ministry of Justice has published the provisional tribunal statistics for October to December 2017.
9th Mar 2018 by Arwen Makin in Legal Updates
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,...
8th Mar 2018 by Arwen Makin in Legal Updates
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...
15th Dec 2017 by in Legal Updates
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...
30th Oct 2017 by in Legal Updates
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...
26th Jul 2017 by in Legal Updates
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...
1st Jun 2017 by in Legal Updates
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