Updated to include information on Lancaster & Duke Ltd v Wileman, in which the EAT considered if an employee's length of service should be extended to enable her to claim unfair dismissal.
Updated to include a reference to Scicluna v Zippy Stitch Ltd and others, in which the Court of Appeal referred to parties in a case agreeing the list of issues for determination.
Updated to clarify the tax treatment of injury to feelings awards and to include a reference to Reading Borough Council v James and others, in which the EAT considered arrears of pay in equal pay awards.
In 1978, in British Home Stores v Burchell, the Employment Appeal Tribunal outlined several factors that should be considered when deciding whether dismissal for misconduct was fair or unfair. On its 40th anniversary, Fieldfisher's James Medhurst discusses why the case remains relevant today.
The Judicial Appointments Commission is to recruit 54 new judges in a bid to tackle a backlog of cases in the employment tribunal system.
Updated to include information on Luton Borough Council v Haque, concerning the extension of time limits under the early conciliation process.
In University of Sunderland v Drossou, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) held that employer pension contributions should be included when calculating a "week's pay" under s.221(2) of the Employment Rights Act 1996.
Revised to reflect current practice around mediation and to take account of the General Data Protection Regulation, in force from 25 May 2018, including its impact on the law relating to this document.
Revised to reflect current practice around mediation.
Revised to reflect current practice around mediation and to highlight the impact of the General Data Protection Regulation, in force from 25 May 2018, on the document.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to employment disputes.