The Court of Appeal has held that, where the reason or principal reason for a dismissal is because the employee made a disclosure, the question of whether or not that disclosure is protected falls to be determined objectively by the tribunal, and not the employer.
Updated to include the increase in compensation limits in cases of unfair dismissal, effective from 6 April 2017.
In this week's podcast, we predict the key cases for 2017. We explain why employment status in the gig economy will be a big talking point, and flag up a major equal pay case against a private-sector employer.
Use this jury service workflow to deal with the legal and practical issues that arise when one of your employees is summoned to attend jury service.
Updated to reflect that the upper age limit for jury service increased from 70 to 75 on 1 December 2016.
Updated to include the new upper age limit for serving on a jury, effective from 1 December 2016.
In this week's feature-length podcast, we are joined by special guests Nicky Stibbs and Max Winthrop to discuss some common areas of concern around the termination of employment.
David Malamatenios is partner at Colman Coyle solicitors. He rounds up the latest rulings.
In Morgan v Royal Mencap Society, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) held that an employment tribunal was wrong to strike out a whistleblowing claim on the basis that an employee's complaint about cramped working conditions was not "in the public interest". Naomi Clarkson explains this recent employment case.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to automatically unfair dismissals.