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Supreme Court restores employment tribunal decision that minister could not claim unfair dismissal

We round up what caught Tribunal Watch’s eye on Twitter in the week beginning 13 May 2013, during which the Supreme Court held in President of the Methodist Conference v Preston, by a four-to-one majority, that a minister of religion was not an employee and could not claim unfair dismissal.… continue

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Royal Assent for Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013 and Growth and Infrastructure Act 2013

We round up what caught Tribunal Watch’s eye on Twitter in the week beginning 22 April 2013, including the enactment in Parliament of the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013, which makes a wide range of changes to employment law and tribunal procedure, and Growth and Infrastructure Act 2013, which… continue

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House of Lords heavily criticises “employee-shareholders” proposals during debate

We round up what caught Tribunal Watch’s eye on Twitter in the week beginning 4 February 2013, during which the Government faced heavy criticism in a House of Lords debate over its proposed new type of “employee-shareholder” contract of employment (on the UK Parliament website), under which employees will be… continue

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“Employee-shareholders” consultation response: the reaction

We round up what caught Tribunal Watch’s eye on Twitter in the week beginning 3 December 2012, during which the key talking point has been the Government’s indication that it will press ahead with a new type of “employee-shareholder” contract of employment, under which employees will be given shares in… continue

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“Owner-employees” and the employment-rights-for-shares proposal: the reaction

We round up what caught Tribunal Watch’s eye on Twitter in the week beginning 8 October 2012, during which discussion has been dominated by the Government’s surprise announcement of plans for a new type of “owner-employee” contract of employment, under which employees will be given shares in exchange for waiving… continue

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