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Industrial Tribunal

Industrial Tribunals were created by the Industrial Training Act 1964 as independent judicial bodies to hear employment claims.  They were subsequently renamed following the Employment Rights (Dispute Resolution) Act 1998 and are now known as Employment Tribunals. Industrial Tribunals, or Employment Tribunals as they are now known, deal with all manner of employment related issues. […]

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Reasonable Adjustments for Disabled Employees

What are Reasonable Adjustments? Under Section 20 of The Equality Act 2010 employers have a legal duty to make reasonable adjustments to prevent their disabled employees, or those applying for positions within the company, from suffering a disadvantage when compared to other employees. Factors such as economic and practical viability will be taken into consideration […]

Discrimination Employment News

Unfair Dismissal Cases

One of the most important statutory (legal) rights is the right to claim unfair dismissal.  A great deal of unfair dismissal cases have been heard by employment tribunals and what follows is a consideration of the most important of those cases.  An employee proposing to make an unfair dismissal claim must show that he has […]

Employment News

“Agency Workers not paid equally” says TUC

According to the trade union umbrella body, the TUC, European rules on equal pay for agency workers have not been implemented correctly by the UK government. The European legislation states that agency workers who have been with a company for more than 12 weeks should be entitled to receive the same remuneration as a permanent […]

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UK staff sick leave rates 50% less than Germany

According to a recent study by the Wolverhampton Business School, better employment protection and sick  pay is one of the main reasons for higher sick leave rates within mainland Europe. As a result of the UK’s weaker employment protection rights and lower sick pay rates, researchers claim that the number of UK companies declaring high […]

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BBC Severance Pay

The controversy over the BBC’s severance pay policy is unlikely to have reached its peak as the ex-director general, Mark Thompson is questioned by the Commons Public Accounts Committee this week.   Thompson has already submitted a statement to the committee claiming that the Chair of the BBC Trust, Lord Patten and Trustee, Lord Fry […]

Employment News

Gender Pay Gap: Female Manager’s Bonuses 50% less than Men

Over the last year research has shown that female manager earned bonuses approximately half the size of their male counterparts, according to the Chartered Management Institute, aggravating the gender pay gap. The CMI claims that the gender pay gap is being aggravated by the bonus gap and that attention should be paid to commission and […]

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Zero-hours contracts to face legal challenge

A Sports Direct employee has challenged the legality of the exploitative use of zero-hours contracts for part-time employees. A number of UK employers have come under the spotlight after systematic naming of part-time staff as “casual workers” and affording them only a zero-hours contract as a result. The government has been reviewing the use of zero-hour […]

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Employment Tribunal Fees: Remission Flow Chart

STEP 1 Are you on Means Tested benefits? (Income Suport, Income Based Job Seekers Allowance, Pension Credit Guarantee Credit, Income Related Employment and Support Allowance, Working Tax Credit but not also receiving Child Tax Credit.) IF Yes >> Full Remission of Fees IF No >> Not eligible for fee remission – Goto STEP 2 STEP 2 […]

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Unison allowed to challenge employment tribunal fees

The union organisation Unison has been given permission to pursue a judicial review against the Government. This follows the introduction of fees for workers looking to take their claim to an employment tribunal. The permission, which was granted on the same day as the introduction of employment tribunal fees comes into force, states that a […]

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