The Employment Appeal Tribunal has made a decision on the “Asda equal pay case” – and it paves the way for more than 10,000 claims to proceed.
After a lengthy recruitment process, you’ve hired the candidate you thought fit best. But you can’t always tell whether you made the right choice until they actually start the job, which is why probationary periods can be a boss’ best friend.
Paul Donohoe, the managing director of Tax Rebate Services, discusses what costs can be claimed back as a small business.
What is your first thought when one of your employees is injured? Most managers will be concerned with the employee’s welfare first. Ensuring that the cause of the injury is dealt with is usually the next priority.
Nick Hallchurch, partner in B P Collins’ litigation and dispute resolution team blows its cover believing the scheme could transform the landscape for making negligence claims.
Employment Tribunal fees have led to a significant drop in Employment Tribunal claims. However, Ministry of Justice official statistics still showed that in 2014/15 over 61,000 cases were brought, often involving multiple claims. These statistics confirm that wages and working time claims account for the largest number of claims, unfair dismissal, discrimination and equal pay claims are also significant.
From floating duck houses to breast implants, Real Business unveils five of the most outrageous expenses claims from around the world.
In usual circumstances, anybody wanting to sue for negligence has six years from when the cause of action accrued to bring a negligence claim. However, there is an exception to this general six-year rule.
Steve Cook, CEO of Empire HR, suggested the high volume of employment tribunal awards for sex discrimination in January was proof that illegal practices in the workplace continued to have a major impact on employers.
This week Sir David Walker, former chairman of Barclays, has said that CEOs should be sacked after five or six years to prevent them becoming "untouchable and unaccountable". Wise words, but how realistic is this?
Recent research by webexpenses found that 85 per cent of employees are over-claiming on expenses – and revealed some of the reasons why.
Disability in the workplace is certainly a tricky issue for employers to approach. However, retaining a common sense outlook on any issues arising from an employee's health can help you to make decisions as you move forward.