Employment disputes

New and updated

  • Date:
    27 September 2016
    Type:
    Legal guidance

    Employment tribunals have come a long way since their introduction in 1964 as a low-cost method for enforcing employment rights. Stephen Simpson predicts how employment tribunals will look 10 years from now.

  • Compensation uplift: Acas code of practice does not apply to ill-health dismissal involving no culpable conduct

    Date:
    24 September 2016
    Type:
    Law reports

    In Holmes v Qinetiq Ltd [2016] IRLR 664 EAT, the EAT held the "Acas code of practice on disciplinary and grievance procedures" has no application where an employer does not allege culpable conduct by an employee. Accordingly, no uplift to compensation under s.207A of TULR(C)A could be applied where the employee was unfairly dismissed on ill-health grounds.

  • Podcast: Employment tribunals - the state of play

    Date:
    23 September 2016
    Type:
    Audio and video

    We discuss the future of employment tribunals, including plans to make all first-instance tribunal decisions available online and the possibility that employment tribunals will be replaced by an Employment and Equalities Court within the civil court structure.

  • Workplace protected conversations shield cannot be waived

    Date:
    16 September 2016
    Type:
    Law reports

    In DLA Piper's latest case report, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) confirmed the privilege that applies to protected conversations cannot be waived and extends not only to the content of those protected conversations, but also to the fact of the conversations taking place.

  • Unfair dismissal awards 2015/16

    Type:
    Quick reference

    A table listing the unfair dismissal awards made by employment tribunals in 2015/16.

  • Race discrimination awards 2015/16

    Type:
    Quick reference

    A table listing the race discrimination awards made by employment tribunals in 2015/16.

  • Sex discrimination awards 2015/16

    Type:
    Quick reference

    A table listing the sex discrimination awards made by employment tribunals in 2015/16.

  • Disability discrimination awards 2015/16

    Type:
    Quick reference

    A table listing the disability discrimination awards made by employment tribunals in 2015/16.

  • Religious discrimination awards 2015/16

    Type:
    Quick reference

    A table listing the religious discrimination awards made by employment tribunals in 2015/16.

  • Sexual orientation discrimination awards 2015/16

    Type:
    Quick reference

    A table listing the sexual orientation discrimination awards made by employment tribunals in 2015/16.