Updated to include a reference to illegal working closure notices and compliance orders, introduced from 1 December 2016.
Chris Cook is partner and head of employment and Keely Rushmore is senior associate at SA Law. They round up the latest rulings.
The Government has cut back proposed changes to taxing termination payments, issuing new draft legislation that is expected to come into force in April 2018.
The Government consults on draft legislation to simplify the tax and national insurance treatment of termination payments.
In DLA Piper's latest case report, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) confirmed that the Acas code of practice on disciplinary and grievance procedures does not apply to dismissals on the ground of ill health where there is no element of culpability on the part of the employee.
Five years on from the abolition of the default retirement age, we highlight four key retirement issues that have come before the tribunals and courts.
An employment tribunal has held that an experienced employee should have appreciated the seriousness of breaching his employer's hygiene rules and it was appropriate for the employer to dismiss him.
The High Court held that the presence of commercial exit discussions between a football club and an assistant manager during which he stated that he was prepared to leave did not prevent the club from committing breach of contract. Gurpreet Duhra and Germaine Cowen-Machin explain this employment case, in which the High Court made an award of more than £330,000.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to termination of employment.