Police in Scotland have been informed about a serial job applicant who threatens to launch legal action if he is not invited to interview.
Updated to include details of the increase in the limits on employment tribunal awards, effective from 6 April 2017.
The maximum amount of statutory redundancy pay and the limit on the amount employment tribunals can award for unfair dismissal increase from 6 April 2017.
Cases on appeal provides news on key case law developments that are expected.
The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has upheld an employment tribunal decision to award £14,000 for injury to feelings after a young lawyer was subjected to sexual harassment in the workplace and forced out of her job. Zoe Lomax, employment associate at DLA Piper, examines the decision including the level of compensation dictated by the Vento bands.
In Holmes v Qinetiq Ltd  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.
A table listing the unfair dismissal awards made by employment tribunals in 2015/16.
A table listing the race discrimination awards made by employment tribunals in 2015/16.
A table listing the sex discrimination awards made by employment tribunals in 2015/16.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to tribunal awards of compensation.