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  • Tribunal procedures and penalties

    Type:
    Employment law manual

    Updated to include information on Faithorn Farrell Timms LLP v Bailey, in which the EAT considered the extent to which evidence is inadmissible under s.111A of the Employment Rights Act 1996.

  • Podcast: Cases against NHS employers

    Date:
    24 June 2016
    Type:
    Audio and video

    We discuss a number of recent cases that concern NHS employers but that could also apply more widely.

  • Employment tribunal fees have had a "significant adverse impact on access to justice"

    Date:
    22 June 2016
    Type:
    Editor's choice

    A report by the Justice Committee has recommended that tribunal fees should be substantially reduced, and has berated the Government for not responding to an earlier review.

  • Tribunal gives NHS trust huge costs award

    Date:
    20 June 2016
    Type:
    Editor's choice

    Tribunals will take a dim view of a breach of legal professional privilege by parties to an employment claim, as a recent costs award of almost £70,000 shows.

  • MPs recommend substantial cuts to employment tribunal fees

    Date:
    20 June 2016
    Type:
    News

    A committee of MPs has concluded that the introduction of employment tribunal fees has had a "significant adverse impact" on access to justice and that the level of fees should be substantially reduced.

  • £69,484 costs order after NHS trust was sent covert recording of meeting with lawyers

    Date:
    17 June 2016
    Type:
    Law reports

    In this unusual case, an employment tribunal struck out four claimants' cases and ordered them to pay £17,371 each in costs after the respondent NHS trust's chief executive and lawyers were sent a covert recording of the trust receiving legal advice.

  • Case round-up

    Date:
    1 July 2015
    Type:
    Law reports

    David Malamatenios is a partner, and Krishna Santra, Sandra Martins and Colin Makin are senior associates at Colman Coyle Solicitors. They round up the latest rulings.

  • Government launches employment tribunal fees review

    Date:
    12 June 2015
    Type:
    News

    The Government has announced its review of employment tribunal fees, which it says will result in recommendations for any changes to fee structure and levels.

  • Employment tribunal costs: party's insurance cover not a relevant consideration

    Date:
    13 November 2014
    Type:
    Law reports

    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.

  • Case round-up

    Date:
    1 October 2014
    Type:
    Law reports

    David Malamatenios is partner, Linda Quinn, Colin Makin and Krishna Santra are senior associates, and Dominic Speedie is an associate at Colman Coyle Solicitors. They round up the latest rulings.

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