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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..

Aug
18
2017

Claimants no longer need to “shift the burden of proof” in discrimination claims

Section 136 of the Equality Act 2010 is headed “the burden of proof”. It has long been considered that in discrimination cases the claimant has to show a ‘prime..

Aug
10
2017

Tribunal Fees: Resurrecting rejected claims?

The Supreme Court decision on 26 July 2017 that Employment Tribunal fees were unlawful was expected to have wide-ranging repercussions ..

Aug
04
2017

What does a “week’s pay” include for the purposes of calculating tribunal awards?

In University of Sunderland v Drossou, the EAT concluded (departing from previous authorities) that the figure for a “week’s pay” when calculating tribunal awards should include employer pension contributions. ..

Jul
28
2017

Supreme Court finds Tribunal fees to be unlawful: What will happen now?

This week the Supreme Court handed down what has been described as “the most important judgment in employment law of the last fifty years” in R (on the application of..

Jul
26
2017

Tribunal fees unlawful!

The Supreme Court has unanimously upheld Unison's appeal against Tribunal fees finding that the current fee regime is unlawful both under domestic..

Jul
24
2017

Potential increase to damages bands for injury to feelings

In discrimination claims (and in some other claims such as those for detrimental treatment following a protected disclosure), claimants can..

Jul
18
2017

ACAS Early Conciliation – Ensure the correct Respondent is identified!

In Giny v SNA Transport Limited, the Claimant brought several claims in the ET against his former employer. Before issuing his ET1 claim form, he contacted ACAS to commence early..



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