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Costs in the Employment Tribunal

Costs in the Employment Tribunal - should the impact on the Claimant be considered?

New Employment Tribunal Rules of Procedure from July 2013

On 29 July 2013 the new Employment Tribunal Rules of Procedure come into force. This will be a busy day for the Employment Tribunals as fees are being introduced on the same day

Cap on unfair dismissal compensatory award

The government has laid a draft order before parliament which proposes a change to the current limit on compensatory awards in unfair dismissal cases.

TUPE Consultation: Dismissed Non-transferring Employees Were Not “Affected Employees”

In I Lab Facilities v Metcalfe & Ors, an employer who did not consult employees who worked in a part of its undertaking that did not transfer was not in breach of its duties to inform and conform and consult employees under the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 (TUPE).

Queen’s Speech 2013: Employment Agenda

On 8 May 2013, the Queen marked the state opening of parliament by delivering her speech setting out the Government’s legislative agenda.

New Employee Shareholder Employment Status Finally Set To Become Law

At the end of April 2013, the Growth and Infrastructure Act finally received Royal Assent, bringing an end to a turbulent few months of passing through Parliament, following initial proposals of a new “Employee Shareholder” status back in late 2012.

Tribunal Fees Set To Be Introduced From July 2013

From Monday 29 July 2013, fees will be introduced into the Employment Tribunals for the first time.

DBS Update Service: A New System For Employee Criminal Record Checks

The Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) (formally the Criminal Records Bureau) has launched a new Update Service.

Victimisation Which Takes Place Post-employment Is Covered By Equality Act 2010

The Equality Act defines victimisation as taking place where one person subjects another (the victim) to a detriment because the victim has done or may do a protected act, or where the victimiser believes that the victim has done or may do a protected act.

Enterprise And Regulatory Reform Act 2013: Commencement Dates For Employment Provisions

The Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013 (the Act) received Royal Assent on 25 April 2013.

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