In The British Council v Jeffery; Green v SIG Trading Ltd, the Court of Appeal held that whether or not an expatriate employee has sufficiently strong connections with Great Britain to come within the scope of British employment law is a question of fact, but that such an evaluation is a question of law.
Updated to reflect that the deadline for responding to the consultation, which was due to close on 11 January 2019, has been extended to 31 January 2019.
A table listing the disability discrimination awards made by employment tribunals in 2017/18.
A table listing the unfair dismissal awards made by employment tribunals in 2017/18.
A table listing the number of claims accepted by employment tribunals in 2017/18.
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.
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.
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.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to employment tribunals and courts.