The Women and Equalities Committee seeks views on the use of non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) in circumstances where harassment or any other form of discrimination is alleged.
A Flybe pilot who lost his job in 2017 after he developed a fear of flying has won an unfair dismissal claim at an employment tribunal.
The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) last week signalled that it was considering the reintroduction of fees for employment tribunal claims.
Join us on 19 November for an hour-long webinar, where Darren Newman, an employment lawyer with more than 20 years' experience, will take you through what you need to do to conduct termination discussions successfully, including how to approach the legal requirements relating to "protected conversations" and the "without prejudice" rule.
Practical guidance on conducting pre-termination negotiations, including the rules on protected conversations under s.111A of the Employment Rights Act 1996 and the without prejudice principle; and how to initiate a conversation with an employee about a possible settlement agreement, while minimising the risk of an unfair dismissal.
A recruitment agency has been held vicariously liable for the actions of its managing director after he punched someone and caused them brain damage at a Christmas party.
Consultant editor Darren Newman considers the current system of labour standards enforcement and suggests that the Government could play a more proactive role.
Enhanced to provide new content on legal professional privilege, including a reference to X v Y Ltd, which concerned whether or not an email containing legal advice on how to disguise a discriminatory dismissal was protected.
The Law Commission consults on proposals to reform the jurisdiction of the civil courts and tribunals in employment and discrimination matters and extend the time limit for bringing certain employment law claims.
As the sharp increase in employment tribunal claims pushes the system to breaking point, Melanie Stancliffe explains how delays affect employers - and what they can do about it.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to employment disputes.