More recent employment cases

RACE DISCRIMINATION Harassment Stale training Case Allay (UK) Ltd v Gehlen UKEAT/0031/20/AT Facts G, a man of Indian origin, was employed...

CORPORATE MANSLAUGHTER PROSECUTIONS

On 15 February 2011, Cotswold Geotechnical Holdings became the first company to be convicted of the offence of corporate manslaughter...

Employment tribunal as a court

Employers’ insurers Further move to converting the employment tribunal to a court Case Watson v Hemingway Design Ltd (In Liquidation)...

Employment Tribunal - Appeals

Appeals from the Employment Tribunal to the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) can only be brought on a point of law. Appeals to the EAT...

Employment Tribunal - ET1

ET1 Completion of the ET1 form is not particularly difficult, but care must be taken. Details of the claim can be set out in a separate...

Employment Tribunal: redundancy

The current health crisis has resulted in mass dismissals for alleged redundancies. It is not unknown for employers to get rid of workers...

Employment Tribunal: money

The key to understanding the English civil justice system including ET proceedings, is the central role of money. Almost every aspect of...

Employment Tribunal: settlements

Most claims settle before they come to a hearing. Settlement avoids the stress, inconvenience and expense of a hearing and achieves the...

Covid -19 and breach of contract

BREACH OF CONTRACT It has been reported that lawyers acting for employers are already preparing defences of frustration of contract...

Employment Tribunal: time limits

The basic limitation period for ET claims is 3 months from the effective date of termination of employment (EDT). This is normally...

Employment Tribunal: Costs

COSTS Costs are not automatically awarded in the ET against a losing party. The tribunal may award costs where it is satisfied that a...

Employment Tribunal: history and status

Employment tribunals (ET) were created as industrial tribunals by the Industrial Training Act 1964. Industrial tribunals were judicial...

Noise at work

The question of injury caused by noise at work deserves separate treatment because it has been the subject of a distinct line of cases....