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Sep
10
2010

Who is Top Gear`s the Stig? Not Ben Collins anymore after he is allegedly sacked by the BBC

The identity of Top Gear`s masked  tame racing driver, the ‘Stig` has been one of the best kept secrets in TV history. Well until the last few weeks anyway when..

Sep
10
2010

Time off work for Eid ul-Fitr and Jewish festivals?

With Eid ul-Fitr and Jewish New Year upon us, and with more religious festivals coming up over the next few weeks, employers and employees may wonder if followers are entitled..

Sep
09
2010

Britney Spears sued for harassment by former bodyguard

Fernando Flores has accused Britney of repeatedly parading around naked and having sex in front of him.   According to court papers filed in Los Angeles Superior Court, Spears allegedly made repeated,..

Sep
09
2010

150 hospital workers win their equal pay claims

The Newcastle Chronicle has today reported that the female workers, employed by Newcastle Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust at Newcastle`s Royal Victoria Infirmary, were found to have been paid significantly lower..

Sep
07
2010

ET Claims double in 2010.

In the 12 months from 1 April 2009, 236,100 workers brought claims to tribunal - up 56% from 151,000 in the previous year and three times the numbers of the..

Sep
07
2010

More good news for jobseekers as job opportunities fail to take their usual summer holiday

Recriutment specialists Reed have published their monthly Job Index for the Month of August 2010 and the results are positive. Each month the Reed Job Index tracks the number of new..

Sep
06
2010

Are Twinings brewing trouble?

Twinings, the firm famous for making tea bags, announced last year that it was moving production from its North Sheilds plant to Poland as part of a cost saving and efficency..

Sep
03
2010

Age Discrimination - Reversing burden of proof

In cases involving allegations of discrimination, a Claimant will first need to establish a ‘prima facie` case.  This means the tribunal must be satisfied that some evidence exists which, if..

Sep
03
2010

Means-tested compensation awards?

Whenever an employer finds itself on the losing end of a Tribunal claim, that employer could face the daunting prospect of having to pay out a hefty compensation award, dependant..

Sep
03
2010

Suspending Tribunal Proceedings

When dealing with case management issues, Employment Judges have a wide discretion in terms of how proceedings are managed, within the scope of the statutory tribunal rules.  Judges may issue..



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