right to work and illegality

Right to work documentation and illegality

When dismissing an employee with more than 2 years’ service, an employer must have aView Article

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Whistleblowing: what did the decision maker know?

Dismissal of an employee will be automatically unfair if the reason for the dismissal isView Article

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unpaid internships

Unpaid internships: a form of modern slavery?

A private members bill has been introduced, calling for a prohibition on unpaid internships lastingView Article

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Employment Tribunal Fees Refund Scheme published

In July 2017, the Supreme Court held that Employment Tribunal fees and Employment Appeal TribunalView Article

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Employment Tribunal Fees Refund
Bereavement leave and pay

Bereavement leave and pay for parents

Currently, there is no legal requirement for employers to grant employees bereavement leave in theView Article

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Can a disciplinary investigation be too thorough?

The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has considered whether it was unfair for an employer’s disciplinaryView Article

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Disciplinary investigation

Suspension of an employee must not be a “knee-jerk” reaction

A recent case serves as an important reminder to employers that suspension of an employeeView Article

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Monitoring in the workplace: can employers read employees’ emails?

A recent European Court ruling has held that a Romanian employee’s right to privacy wasView Article

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Monitoring emails
injury to feelings compensation

The cost of injury to feelings: increased compensation in discrimination claims

Claimants who succeed in a claim of discrimination in the Employment Tribunal are able toView Article

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Holiday pay: should it include voluntary overtime?

In the latest development on the issue of how statutory holiday pay should be calculated,View Article

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Holiday pay voluntary overtime
data protection

Data Protection: new obligations for employers

Proposed changes to data protection provisions are due to come into force next year, andView Article

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Whistleblowing: what is in the public interest?

The Court of Appeal has given guidance on the issue of whether a disclosure isView Article

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