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Top tips for ensuring HR policies fulfil their purpose

Posting on People Management Magazine Online (October 20th, 2014) employment lawyer Sarah Gilzean writes:

Good policies, effectively implemented and consistently applied, play a key role in managing a successful workplace and avoiding employment tribunal claims. 117 more words


Theatre critic Mark Shenton loses unfair dismissal case

Mark Shenton, former theatre critic of the Sunday Express has lost his employment tribunal against the paper for unfair dismissal and sexual discrimination.

The tribunal ruled that Shenton “was not an employee within the meaning of the Employment Rights Act” and that consequently it had “no jurisdiction to hear the claim for unfair dismissal.” 85 more words


Boss ordered to pay £20k for sexually harassing PA

A filmmaker from Ottery St Mary, who sexually harassed his personal assistant, has been ordered to pay her more than £20,000 for ‘violating her dignity’. 85 more words


Employment Law - Council ‘failed to disclose evidence’

Representatives of a binman who claims he was sacked from his job because of his allegiance to Ukip say that vital evidence was not disclosed for three years. 101 more words


The Effect of an Employment Tribunal Member Falling Asleep During a Hearing

You are at an Employment Tribunal hearing. Both you and the other side have a legitimate expectation that the decision makers will stay awake during the hearing. 363 more words

What's the point of mediation when you can just go to court?

There is still a lot of resistance to mediating workplace disputes instead of going to the Employment Tribunal. There are a few reasons for this. People aren’t exactly sure what mediation involves. 853 more words


Film maker must pay £20,000 for sexual harassment

A filmmaker who sexually harassed his personal assistant has been ordered to pay her more than £20,000 for ‘violating her dignity’.

Anthony Negus bombarded his PA with lewd sexual comments and wanted to take before and after photos of her boob job. 82 more words