The employment tribunal rules of procedure are amended to address delays to claims being heard because of the increase in cases following the abolition of tribunal fees in 2017 and the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
The government is relaxing the rules around employment tribunals to allow more hearings to be held online in an effort to deal with the rise in cases following the abolition of tribunal fees and to help manage the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.
With job losses never far from the headlines and the end of the furlough scheme looming, businesses are evaluating the future shape of their workforce. Adam Penman explains how HR should approach redundancy decisions and reflects on the alternatives.
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