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.
In Lenlyn UK Ltd v Kular EAT/0108/16, the EAT held that an employer's offer to an employee of a settlement agreement did not constitute a "protected conversation" because the employer had acted improperly in all the circumstances, and in doing so had also breached trust and confidence.
A table summarising the award limits and amounts payable under employment legislation in Northern Ireland.
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.
Chris Cook is a partner and Keely Rushmore is a senior associate at SA Law. They round up the latest rulings.
The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has confirmed the correct approach that tribunals should follow when calculating compensation for an infringement of reg.5(1) of the Agency Workers Regulations 2010.
The Government consults on proposals to reform employment tribunals and the Employment Appeal Tribunal.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to employment disputes.