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 Mbubaegbu v Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, in which the EAT held that a summary dismissal was fair despite no single act of gross misconduct; and Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust v Haywood, concerning the date when a notice period begins.
Updated to include information on Remploy Ltd v Lowen-Bulger, in which the EAT considered the employment tribunal's discretion to grant or refuse a witness order.
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.
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.
A table summarising the award limits and amounts payable under employment legislation in Northern Ireland.
Updated to reflect the increase in the Vento bands for compensation for injury to feelings, for employment tribunal claims presented on or after 6 April 2018.
Updated to reflect the increase in the cap on a week's pay, with effect from 6 April 2018.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to employment tribunals and courts.