Updated to include details of the increase in the limits on employment tribunal awards, effective from 6 April 2018.
In Hale v Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) held that the decision to instigate the disciplinary procedure was not a one-off act, but the start of a state of affairs that would continue until the conclusion of the disciplinary process.
In South Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service v Mansell and others, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) held that workers can be awarded compensation for injury to feelings in working time detriment claims.
Updated to include information on the Government's consultation on the enforcement of employment rights, in response to the Taylor review.
In Carrabyne v Department for Work and Pensions, the employment tribunal awarded £110,165 to a disabled claimant who was dismissed while on a final written attendance warning following an absence unrelated to her disabilities.
The Government consults on the recommendations in the "Taylor review of modern working practices" on the enforcement of employment rights.
More than £1.8m in refunds have been processed since employment tribunal fees were ruled unlawful, according to the Ministry of Justice.
In R (on the application of Unison) v Lord Chancellor  IRLR 911 SC, the Supreme Court held that the requirement for claimants to pay a fee to bring an employment tribunal claim is unlawful and that the legislation that introduced the fees must be quashed.
There has been a two-thirds increase in the number of employment tribunal claims in the two months since fees were abolished, according to new government data.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to employment tribunals and courts.