In DLA Piper's latest case report, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) held that, when an employment tribunal is considering whether or not to award costs, the insurance cover of the party seeking the costs order is irrelevant.
Helen Almond is professional support lawyer, Nigel Cousin and Victoria Davies managing associates and Iain Naylor and Andrew Nealey associates Addleshaw Goddard LLP. They round up the latest rulings.
In DLA Piper's latest case report, the Employment Appeal Tribunal granted a restriction of proceedings order preventing the submission of any further claims for an indefinite period against a claimant who brought repeated claims in employment tribunals, most of which were hopeless or vexatious.
A table summarising the compensation payable for breaches of time off rights.
In DLA Piper's latest case report, the Court of Appeal held that an employer does not have the right to increase a disciplinary sanction on appeal unless it expressly provides for this option in its disciplinary procedure.
Gerri Hurst, Sinead Keenan, Carly Mather, Joelle Parkinson and Mark Rose are associates at Addleshaw Goddard LLP. They round up the latest rulings.
In DLA Piper's latest case report, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) upheld an employment tribunal decision to recuse itself after the employment judge disclosed to the parties that she had received information from the police part-way through the tribunal hearing. The EAT went on to give guidance as to the procedure that tribunals should follow when information from third parties is provided during the hearing.
The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has held that the bands of compensation for injury to feelings caused by unlawful discrimination should be uplifted by 10%. The EAT also held that an employee must make a complaint in writing to trigger a formal grievance procedure.
An employer that dismissed drivers over 67 after claiming that its insurance provider would not insure them has admitted liability for age discrimination and unfair dismissal midway through the drivers' case and has been ordered to pay over £700,000 to 20 drivers.
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