Increase to compensation awards at the Employment Tribunal

By Pauline Hughes, Solicitor.   The scope of the compensatory awards which the Employment Tribunal has powers to order that employers make to successful...
Pauline Hughes
31st Mar 2021

ACAS Early Conciliation period extended to six weeks

By Caroline Cockbain, Associate Director.   Earlier this month, legislation was passed to extend the ACAS Early Conciliation period from one month...
Caroline Cockbain
11th Dec 2020

What changes were made to employment law in 2019?

By Pauline Hughes, Trainee Solicitor.   As 2019 draws to a close, we take this opportunity to reflect on some of the employment law developments...
Pauline Hughes
23rd Dec 2019

What to expect from employment law in 2019

By David Reid, Director.   As 2019 starts to gather momentum, we take this opportunity to look forward to some of the issues and developments on...
David Reid
4th Feb 2019

Increase in Employment Tribunal Claims

By Pauline Hughes, Trainee Solicitor.   The Ministry of Justice has recently revealed statistics for the number of claims raised in the Employment...
Pauline Hughes
4th Oct 2018

Can a disciplinary investigation be too thorough?

For an employer to establish, before the Employment Tribunal, that the decision to dismiss an employee on conduct grounds was fair, the employer must be able...
Gillian Cumming
12th Oct 2017

Tribunal Compensation Limits

The compensation limits available for various claims at the Employment Tribunal will increase from 6 April 2016, including an increase in the maximum compensatory...
David Reid
6th Apr 2016

Penalties for Unpaid Tribunal Awards

In a bid to enforce payment of tribunal awards or settlement sums, the government has introduced new regulations imposing tougher penalties on employers who...
David Reid
6th Apr 2016

Penalty notices for unpaid awards and settlements

The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills has confirmed that section 150 of the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015, which amends...
Stuart Swan
8th Feb 2016

Employment Tribunal statistics highlight downward trend in number of claims

Latest Employment Tribunal statistics highlight downward trend in number of claims and highest awards in discrimination claims…
David Reid
27th Sep 2012

Update on Mr Justice Underhill’s review of Employment Tribunal Rules

Further to our email update of 18 July 2012, we bring you further news of Mr Justice Underhill’s proposals to change the current Employment Tribunal Rules of Procedure.
David McRae
6th Sep 2012

New Changes to Employment Law Legislation

Last week, some important changes came into force regarding Statutory Payment Rates, Unfair Dismissal Qualifying Period, Tribunal Procedure, and Compromise Agreements.
David Reid
13th Apr 2012

Age Discrimination Claims Rise Dramatically

The annual statistics for the Employment Tribunal and the Employment Appeal tribunal for April 2010 to March 2011 have recently been published.
David Reid
6th Sep 2011

Unfair Dismissal Compensation - Expert Comments

Unfair dismissal compensation breaks £80,000 barrier.
David McRae
23rd Dec 2010
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