Chris Cook is a partner and Keely Rushmore is a senior associate at SA Law. They round up the latest rulings.
The High Court has held that two ex-employees breached their contracts of employment by misusing confidential information belonging to their former employer's business. However, the High Court found that the employer had not suffered any financial loss and that it was entitled to only nominal damages of £1 from each employee.
We discuss the key employment law trends and changes that are affecting the HR landscape, including: gender pay gap reporting; the Trade Union Act 2016; public-sector exit payments and employment status.
A table summarising the award limits and amounts payable under employment legislation in Northern Ireland.
A new webpage listing employment tribunal decisions has been launched on the gov.uk website.
Enforcement officers have recovered thousands of pounds from employers that have not coughed up after losing an employment tribunal, according to figures from the Government.
The Government consults on proposals to extend access to the fee remission scheme and exempt from fees certain employment tribunal claims relating to payments from the national insurance fund.
Revised to take into account the abolition of employment tribunal fees as a result of the Supreme Court's decision in R (on the application of Unison) v Lord Chancellor.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to employment disputes.