The total number of employment tribunal claims lodged with the Ministry of Justice tripled in the three months between April and June, latest statistics reveal.
A table listing the number of claims accepted by employment tribunals in 2017/18.
A table listing the unfair dismissal awards made by employment tribunals in 2017/18.
Updated to include references to EAT decisions concerning time limits and a case management order to limit a discrimination claim, and a Court of Appeal decision concerning debarred employers' participation in remedies hearings.
Updated to include information on Talon Engineering Ltd v Smith, concerning the employer's refusal to postpone a disciplinary hearing to allow the employee to be accompanied.
In X v Y Ltd, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) held that an email containing legal advice on how to disguise a discriminatory dismissal as a redundancy is not protected by legal advice privilege and is admissible as evidence in a tribunal.
Updated to include information on the findings of the CEDR 2018 mediation audit.
Fiona Rushforth, a senior associate at Wedlake Bell, leads us through the steps employers need to take when considering issuing a settlement agreement, including considerations around when to begin the process with a "protected conversation" or one that is "without prejudice".
In James-Bowen and others v Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis, the Supreme Court held that, when defending a claim of vicarious liability, the Commissioner did not owe a duty to her police officers to take reasonable care to protect them from economic and reputational harm.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to employment disputes.