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.
It is not discriminatory to refuse a new father enhanced pay while on shared parental leave where women are given enhanced maternity pay, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has ruled.
In Fleming v East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) held that covert recordings of the private deliberations of the disciplinary panel were admissible as evidence, except for any content covered by legal professional privilege.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to employment disputes.