"With immediate effect, no fees are payable for ET proceedings"
Date Posted: 27/07/2017 Author:
Gone is the demand on HM Courts & Tribunals Service’s website for a fee when you submit a tribunal claim. Instead, a brand-new message appears: “with immediate effect, no fees are payable for ET proceedings”.
Enhanced confusion: shared parental pay and discrimination
Date Posted: 16/06/2017 Author:
An Employment Tribunal has ruled that an employer directly discriminated against a male employee on the grounds of sex when it refused him enhanced shared parental pay while mothers on maternity leave were in receipt of full pay.
Privilege – tips for minimising the risk of waiver
Date Posted: 26/05/2017 Author:
Earlier this month, the High Court gave an important decision dealing with the scope of privilege and when parties can withhold documents in litigation. The decision provides a good opportunity to reiterate some of the principles of privilege in the context of employment law.
Right to be accompanied – who gets to choose?
Date Posted: 18/05/2017 Author:
The Tribunal in the recent case of Gnahoua v Abellio London Ltd found that the employer had breached the employee's right to be accompanied. However, there is a bright side to this case.
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