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Civil Service Recruitment and Agency Worker Regulations

I have just been made aware of an interesting first tier tribunal decision that is becoming more and more of an issue for union members who are agency workers on long term contracts. 591 more words

Employment Appeal Tribunal

Brito-Babapulle, Mark II

Back in 2013 the EAT issued the the important decision in Brito-babapulle v Ealing Hospital NHS Trust UKEAT 0358_12_1406 which that found that the Employment Tribunal’s finding that “[o]nce gross misconduct is found, dismissal must always fall within the range of reasonable responses” was an error of law. 274 more words

Employment Appeal Tribunal

Employment Tribunals – Can you afford to lose one?

Figures from employment claims do not always make pretty reading, and unfortunately those for 2013-2014 are no different. In total from August 2013 – June 2014 there were 20,451 cases received for employment tribunals with an average payout being £12,498. 333 more words


TUPE: When is an employee to be regarded as assigned to a service?

One question that frequently arises in the context of a service provision changeover is as to which employees should transfer with the service.

The TUPE Regulations state that any person who is “assigned to the organised grouping of resources or employees” should transfer to the transferee. 427 more words

Tribunal Claims

Employment tribunal fees price workers out of justice

What the Papers Say (Letter to The Guardian from Frances O’Grady and others)

Since July 2013, when the government introduced fees for anyone taking their employer to an employment tribunal, there has been a huge drop in claims. 193 more words


Employment Appeal Tribunal London..RBS V Me......Jan 6th 2015

Natwest, RBS, Brodies solicitors Scotland & your really great barrister Tariq Sadiq……remember my name I no that you all will, you did your best to destroy my life…….£126k goes no were near the pain you caused, but rest assured every penny I ever spend of it will bring a smile to my face as I think back on my victory…not forgetting Mr Tariq Sadiqs face on Tuesday! 101 more words


Declaring Criminal Convictions Part 2: Taking action

Once an employer finds out about a criminal conviction what courses of action are available? An Employer may well go for the dismissal option or refuse to offer employment to that particular applicant, but will the employers risk breaking the law themselves by doing so? 311 more words