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Contract claims - back to the future

A recent judgment in the Employment Tribunal[1] could lead to employers facing future claims for historic breaches of contract.

Following a breach of any contract a claim can be brought in the County or High Court for compensation. 376 more words


Should a Facebook comment result in Dismissal?

As more and more of us are using social media, (apparently 1 in 7 of the world population is on Facebook, including my Dad!) it stands to reason that more and more Employment Tribunal cases are dealing with it’s misuse. 446 more words

Dealing with scandalous employees

Stories about politicians and councillors being caught up in scandals at work regularly feature in our national press.   In such cases the individual generally resigns (eventually) following public pressure to do so but what happens when it happens to ordinary employees? 442 more words


Defending failed tribunal claims cost employer more than £63,000

THE COSTS to an employer of defending three employment tribunal claims which were eventually dropped rose to more than £63,000.

Avon and Somerset Police faced claims of harassment, victimisation and sex discrimination brought by three officers but the accusations were dropped less than a week into the six-week hearing. 26 more words

Employment Law

Court orders boss to pay worker for changing

The Local Germany (3 August 2015)

A mechanic from western Germany is set to receive €350 in back payments – after claiming he should be paid for the time he spent showering and getting dressed for work. 167 more words

The Local Germany

Have your cake and eat it

Who can resist cake? What about one slice glazed with chocolate and layered with coffee cream? Could you take just one bite?

That might sound like some challenge on a TV game show but it’s the background to a claim that proceeded in the Employment Tribunal this week, … 318 more words


Inquiry to look at employment tribunal fees

A PARLIAMENTARY inquiry is to look into the effects of employment tribunal and court fees.

This is separate from the Ministry of Justice review of tribunal fees which is also going on. 30 more words

Employment Law