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Online Publication of Employment Tribunal Decisions

December 13th, 2017|

Earlier this year Employment Tribunals started publishing their decisions on line. Previously, copies of Tribunal decisions could be obtained by postal application, but only if the names of the parties and/or the case number were [...]

New Guidance for Employers

December 6th, 2017|

ACAS, the advisory and conciliation service, has recently published new guidance for employers on the following topics: Sexual harassment at work Pregnancy and maternity discrimination. The guidance on sexual harassment comes in the wake of [...]

Interns: What are the risks?

November 27th, 2017|

The use of interns is getting political attention with it now clearly on the Government’s radar; Government Press Release. If you engage interns (or volunteers), there are some important aspects that you should consider. Internships [...]

Sexual Harassment at Work

November 8th, 2017|

With the unravelling allegations of sexual harassment in Hollywood and Westminster, one of our senior employment solicitors explains the legal definition of sexual harassment in the workplace, examples of it and the potential cost to [...]

Are you undertaking risk assessments for a worker who is breastfeeding?

November 6th, 2017|

A recent European case has highlighted the need to ensure that risk assessments are undertaken not only for pregnant workers but also for those workers that return to work and are still breastfeeding. The Pregnant [...]

Tribunal Fee refund scheme open for business

October 23rd, 2017|

Following the decision to remove fees in the Employment Tribunal (and our earlier article on the subject – available here), the Government has launched the opening stage of its refund scheme. From today, the first [...]

Employees to Gain a New Right

October 17th, 2017|

The Government have published the Parental Bereavement (Leave and Pay) Bill which provides parents with the right to take two weeks bereavement leave if they have lost a child aged 18 years and under. Although [...]

Keeping Up To Date With The Menopause

August 21st, 2017|

As the number of older women within the workplace is increasing, it appears that the menopause is slowly becoming less of a taboo subject and is increasingly appearing in the media. The Government Equalities Office [...]

Unlawful fees help an employee secure an extension of time

August 17th, 2017|

Background Earlier this month, the Southampton Employment Tribunal agreed to grant a Claimant, Miss Dhami, an extension of time to bring her claims. This follows the Supreme Court’s decision in July to quash fees in [...]

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