Updated to include information on City of York Council v Grosset, in which the Court of Appeal confirmed that a dismissal which is in breach of the Equality Act 2010 may still be a fair dismissal.
Updated to include a reference to Wentworth-Wood and others v Maritime Transport Ltd, in which the EAT considered the employment tribunal's power to make wasted costs orders.
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.
The Government consults on the issues on which the director of labour market enforcement would like to receive evidence to inform his strategy for 2019/20, which is due for publication in 2019.
Acas has seen a 39% jump in the number of cases that have gone to an employment tribunal since fees were abolished last year.
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.
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.
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