Updated to reflect that the Court of Appeal will hear the appeals in Ali v Capita Customer Management Ltd and Hextall v Chief Constable of Leicestershire Police on 1 May 2019.
Employers had to wait almost seven months last year before a tribunal claim against them could be heard, as the number of claims continued to rise following the abolition of tribunal fees.
An IT manager at an NHS trust has been awarded £1m in compensation by an employment tribunal after he was unfairly dismissed.
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.
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.
Updated to reflect current factors that may affect an employer’s decision to settle or fight a claim.
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.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to employment tribunals and courts.