Priti Patel’s defenders say her breaches of the ministerial code were inadvertent. David Green considers whether this would fly as a defence to bullying allegations in the Employment Tribunal?
Henry King considers a recent EAT decision setting out helpful guidance for how Tribunals balancing legitimate aims pleaded by an employer against the discriminatory effects suffered by employees in cases of objective justification.
In this latest instalment of our 12 from 12 series, Andrew Watson considers the most important changes to the Employment Tribunal Rules and how they might change the conduct of Tribunal proceedings on the ground.
Tim Goodwin and Henry King have recorded a webinar that deals with the basics of employers’ obligations in cases of large scale redundancies – something that is particularly important in the current climate.
Following media reports of employers using technology to keep tabs on staff working from home, David Green considers some of the issues that might arise from monitoring workers.
Georgina Churchhouse reflects on the use of video link technology to conduct longer and more complex Tribunal hearings, following her recent experience of conducting a long hearing remotely.
HHJ Tucker has, in her EAT judgment in C v D, set out some useful guidance encouraging employment lawyers to move away from the common ‘narrative’ style of Tribunal pleadings.
The first Presidential Guidance on vulnerable parties and witnesses in employment tribunal proceedings was issued this April. Key parts of the guidance deal with (i) identifying when a participant is vulnerable, and (ii) case management: directions and orders.
The latest survey of Employment Tribunal applications has been released, providing Tribunal users with helpful insight into litigants, cases and settlements. This 12 from 12 article provides a handy run down of some of the takeaway points.
It is no secret that there have been tensions between the Government and the (soon to be former) Cabinet Secretary, Sir Mark Sedwill. But does the publication of a huge payment into his pension suggest that a settlement agreement has been signed?