Monthly Archives: July 2012

The Underhill Reforms

In the biggest shake up of employment law in a generation, former president of the EAT, Mr Justice Underhill has completed his review of the tribunal rules. Some of the key recommendations arising out of this wide ranging review comprise: … Continue reading

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Introduction of new fees based system in employment tribunal claims

As part of the Government’s ‘red tape challenge’ which has seen a comprehensive review of existing employment law, the Ministry of Justice has released their response to the consultation on the introduction of employment tribunal fees. Employment tribunal fees will … Continue reading

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TUPE: Location location location…

The case of Abellio London Ltd v Musse & Ors has added force to previous case law in stating that in a transfer involving TUPE, an incoming employer planning to move inherited employees to another location risks such a move … Continue reading

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Change to Collective Redundancy in the offing

The Government has launched a consultation to consider changes to the rules on collective redundancies. The proposals include: • a new non statutory code of practice • a reduction in the length of the consultation period for collective redundancies from … Continue reading

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Protected Conversations – are we any further forward?

Following an amendment to the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill, any discussions between an employer and an employee surrounding offers to terminate employment are to be inadmissible in unfair dismissal claims. The aim of the new legislation is to ensure … Continue reading

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