A recent case in the Employment Appeal Tribunal reminds employees how important it is to get claims for unfair dismissal lodged IN TIME!!!!!
So many of my clients are worried about the cost of an Employment Tribunal claim. Many are surprised to learn that it could cost them nothing! To provide more information about funding representation for an Employment Tribunal claim, I have set out below some important information about legal expenses insurance.
Every employee in the UK has the statutory right to ask to work flexibly after 26 weeks of employment.
Following a claim for Discrimination or Detriments, the Employment Tribunal can make an award of compensation to Claimants (employees) for something called hurt feelings. This type of compensation is to reflect how hurt a Claimant is by the treatment they received from the Respondent (employer).
One of the most frustrating things about seeing new clients, often with excellent Employment Tribunal claims, is having to advise them that they may be out of time.
The Employment Appeal Tribunal has held that an Employment Tribunal’s power to award costs for unreasonable conduct is not limited to costs that are necessarily caused by that conduct.
The Employment Rights (Increase of Limits) Order 2018 SI 2018/194 has been made. The Order will come into force from 6 April 2018 and will increase compensation payments made under employment legislation.
Valentines Day and the immediate aftermath can cause chaos within the workplace.For example, is it acceptable to send a colleague a Valentines card?
I recently assisted a Settlement Agreement client negotiate a significant increase (almost double) to the compensation she received under the terms of a Settlement Agreement offered by her employer. A summary of Miss X’s story is set out below.