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Apr
06
2018

Answering the unknown: Can Respondents respond to unparticularised allegations?

In SoS BEIS v Parry and The Trustees of the Williams Jones’s School Foundation, the Court of Appeal (overturning the EAT’s decision) confirmed that even if a claim form has..

Apr
06
2018

Ending Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

In the wake of various high profile sexual harassment stories in both the UK and the US, the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) have taken several steps to improve..

Apr
06
2018

Increase to Injury to Feelings Awards

Further to our previous blog on the tribunals issuing a response to the Vento band consultation for cases presented from 11 September 2017, the Presidents of the Employment Tribunals in..

Mar
29
2018

MAC interim report highlights need for low and high skilled EEA labour

The Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) has published its interim report on its assessment of the UK labour market after the UK leaves the EU. Whilst the final report is expected..

Mar
29
2018

Six month extension for childcare vouchers scheme

Childcare voucher schemes were due to close to new entrants on 5th April this year, however, the Government has now announced plans to keep this open for a further 6..

Mar
29
2018

Constructive Dismissal: Final Straws Cannot Revive Previously Affirmed Breach

In Pets at Home Ltd v MacKenzie, the EAT held that if a breach of contract has been affirmed by an employee, a further breach by the employer cannot revive..

Mar
23
2018

Home Office update: New visa fees from April 2018

New fees for immigration and nationality are to come into effect on 6 April 2018. The changes include increases to Tier 2 work visa fees, indefinite leave to remain and..

Mar
22
2018

Facebook and Cambridge Analytica: A warning to all

The news surrounding Facebook and Cambridge Analytica sends a clear warning to organisations holding and processing personal data - tighten up your data processing and let individuals know what you..

Mar
22
2018

ACAS stats show a rise in claims following abolition of fees

According to the ACAS quarterly stats, between April – July 2017 ACAS received around 1,700 notifications a week. This increased by 500 per week following the Supreme Court..

Mar
22
2018

Redundancy: To bump or not to bump

The EAT have held that in a redundancy situation there is no requirement for an employee to raise the issue of bumping in order for the employer to have to..



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