Employment tribunal delays show courts are under massive pressure, leaving claimants stuck waiting until December 2021.
Recent events have brought more attention to sexual harassment in the workplace, but knowing how to fight against such issues is still not fully understood. To give bosses a more in-depth view of what can be done, we asked experts what procedures should be put in place – and what staff expect the process to be like.
Michelle Morgan, senior associate in the employment law team at Gardner Leader solicitors, takes a look at what the Taylor Review means for small business owners, especially those operating within the gig economy.
Primark landed itself in hot water, after failing to protect one of its transgender employees from the abuse of colleagues. The company promptly found itself in court, slapped with a gender reassignment discrimination badge. There is, of course, a lesson to be learned.
The compensation culture may have just received its greatest support to date, following the Supreme Court ruling to axe employment tribunal fees.
The recent case of Kelly v PGA European Tour highlights the challenges companies face when attempting to encourage senior employees to change their approach or step down.
With 2017 set to be a busy year in terms of employment law – key changes include the introduction of mandatory gender pay gap reporting, the apprenticeship levy and the potential triggering of Brexit – we discuss some of the changes.
The decision to classify Uber drivers as workers will have impacts far and wide in the gig economy, and could damage a great breeding ground for innovation.
Former Chelsea first team doctor Eva Carneiro has rejected a £1.2m pay-off from the club – and is set to bring legal action against Jose Mourinho for alleged discrimination.
Whistleblowing is a topic that’s constantly featured in the news and with a number of high profile cases recently hitting the headlines it seems the subject is firmly back in the spotlight once again – and not in a positive light.
Whilst there are many employees who are genuinely unwell and want to work closely with their employer to keep them informed and get back to work as soon as they can, there are some who believe company sick pay is equivalent to additional holiday time.
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.