The Court of Appeal has held that a claimant cannot succeed in a whistleblowing unfair dismissal claim where the decision-maker was unaware of the protected disclosure at the time of the decision to dismiss.
Updated to include information on Tillman v Egon Zehnder Ltd, in which the Court of Appeal considered the enforceability of a post-termination restraint clause.
The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has held that including details of previous non-disciplinary incidents in the investigation report did not make the dismissal unfair.
Updated with information on trends in supporting redundancy survivors.
XpertHR research reveals attrition rates for employers during 2016, covering voluntary resignation and total labour turnover rates according to organisation size, broad sector and industry.
People analytics expert Sjoerd van den Heuvel demonstrates how organisations are harnessing the power of people analytics to manage retention. Khurram Shamsee from DAC Beachcroft also joins us to discuss the legal implications of using employee data for such projects.
The Government consults on new proposals to reform the Civil Service Compensation Scheme.
In O'Brien v Bolton St Catherine's Academy  IRLR 547 CA, the Court of Appeal held that the employer's decision to disregard new medical evidence and dismiss an employee on long-term sickness absence amounted to both discrimination arising from disability and unfair dismissal.
In this Spanish case, the Advocate General has suggested that a collective redundancy does not always qualify as an "exceptional case" permitting the dismissal of a pregnant worker.
A table listing the unfair dismissal awards made by employment tribunals in 2016/17.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to the end of employment.