In Barlow v Horwich Farrelly Solicitors, an employment tribunal held that the employee had not been unfairly dismissed for redundancy when she was placed in a pool of one and the employer rejected bumping for genuine and sound reasons.
Many proposed employment law changes that the Government has put forward in the last few years have stalled, mainly as a result of the focus on Brexit and the coronavirus pandemic. Which proposals could be resurrected in 2021 and what would they mean for employers?
In Taylor-Hamieh v The Ritz Hotel Casino Ltd, an employment tribunal held that a redundancy exercise that effectively ruled a pregnant employee out of an available role in the Middle East was discriminatory. The tribunal's £50,121 award included £25,000 for injury to feelings.
Regulations set out how employers must calculate a week's pay in relation to certain statutory termination payments paid to furloughed employees during the extended period of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS).
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