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Can a dishonest employer fairly dismiss under the guise of redundancy?

Posted by on Mar 24, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

In short, potentially yes and if they do it carefully following the correct consultation and selection process then the Employee is unlikely to be able to successfully challenge the fairness of their sham redundancy at an Employment Tribunal unless they have cogent evidence of bad faith and manipulation on the Employer’s part.   Tribunals do not generally like conspiracy theories save in the presence of corroborative hard evidence in...

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Government ‘wilfully blind’ to impact of Tribunal Fees, says Law Society

Posted by on Mar 17, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Tens of thousands of people have been unable to assert their workplace rights due to the massive hike in employment tribunal fees, the Law Society has said, accusing the government of being ‘wilfully blind’ to the impact of the controversial measures. Responding to the Ministry of Justice’s review of the impact of tribunal fees, Chancery Lane said the ’oppressive’ fees must be removed to ensure justice is upheld for those who need...

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Employment Tribunal claims plummet since introduction of Tribunal fees

Posted by on Nov 4, 2016 in Blog, Latest News, News | 0 comments

Employment tribunal claims have plummeted by more than 9,000 a month, the Trades Union Congress has said, warning that steep fees have allowed discrimination at work to ‘flourish unchecked’. TUC analysis of government figures shows that 83,031 claims were brought in 2015/16, down from 191,541 in 2012/13. Over the four-year period the number of single-claim cases has fallen by 69%; multiple-claim cases (where more than one person brings a...

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No reserved decision in writing I’m afraid, no resources..

Posted by on Dec 2, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

I attended an Employment Tribunal recently as an advocate for our client. It was clear that at best we would conclude the evidence and submissions in the allotted day but the Tribunal would not have time to deliberate and deliver a decision. The Employment Judge intimated that we would have to come back to the Tribunal on another day to listen to her deliver judgement. I suggested that perhaps we could have a reserved decision in writing...

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What is Redundancy?

Posted by on Dec 1, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

Redundancy is when an employee is dismissed by their employer because their job role is no longer required, or because the company can make do with fewer employees. There are many reasons as to why companies make redundancies, your company many have implemented new machines to do work that was previously undertaken by employees or the company may be under financial strain and need to cut down on staff members. It is important to know your...

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