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Nov
08
2018

Employment tribunal fees update – a possible return of the fee scheme?

The government has confirmed this week that it is considering reintroducing fees for employment tribunal claims. Following the introduction of fees in 2013 (which ranged between £390 and £1,200), the..

Nov
08
2018

The Government Has Answered Key Parental Bereavement Questions

The Parental Bereavement (Pay and Leave) Act, which received Royal Assent earlier this year, is expected to come into force in 2020. The Act introduces a new statutory right..

Nov
01
2018

2018 Budget – an update

A round up of the key announcements from the Chancellor’s Budget that effect the Employment Law landscape..

Nov
01
2018

“Fat Ginger Pikey” insult did not amount to harassment

The EAT has handed down its decision in Evans v Xactly finding that, calling an employee a “fat ginger pikey” did not amount to harassment on the facts of the..

Nov
01
2018

Morrisons liable for employee’s data protection breach

In the recent case of WM Morrison Supermarkets plc v Various Claimants, Morrisons faced claims from its employees who had been the subject of a data breach. Morrisons employed..

Oct
26
2018

Whistleblowing detriment: Personal liability for individual decision makers

In Timis v Osipov, the Court of Appeal held that two directors were personally liable for detrimental treatment following protected disclosures even where the detriment in question amounted to a..

Oct
26
2018

And so the other boot finally drops

The long-running legal battle over union recognition for Boots pharmacists has finally concluded. The Central Arbitration Committee (CAC) has decided this month that Boots pharmacists can be collectively represented by..

Oct
19
2018

MAC report – no preference on EEA Citizens

The MAC report has been long awaited and has been anticipated as evidence to what the UK’s future intentions in regards to Immigration policy may be following Brexit. In general,..

Oct
19
2018

Company found liable for injury inflicted by Managing Director in work ‘after-party’

The Court of Appeal has overturned a High Court decision in Bellman v Northampton Recruitment Limited and found that the company was liable for the acts of its managing director..

Oct
11
2018

Christian Bakers win ‘Gay cake‘ case in the Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has handed down its decision in the ‘gay cake’ case today, finding that a Christian Bakery had not acted unlawfully in refusing to provide a cake endorsing..



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