Understanding your Employment Tribunal and what to expect

Employment Tribunal

Understanding your Employment Tribunal and what to expect For many of us throughout our working life, although we may face disputes between colleagues or employers, it may not reach the stage where internal processes and procedures cannot resolve them. Unfortunately, this is not the case for everyone. When internal processes cannot resolve a dispute, it […]

National Living Wage

National Living Wage. The National Minimum Wage (Amendment) Regulations 2017 will come into force on 1 April 2017.

Employee shareholders

A new form of employment status, ’employee shareholders’, came into existence on 1 September 2013 (Updated May 2017)

The Equality Act 2010 (Brexit)

The Equality Act 2010 (EqA 2010) which implements the UK’s laws against discrimination is primary legislation, so would remain in force even if the legislation incorporates EU law (the European Communities Act 1972) is repealed.

Shared parental leave

The Children and Families Act 2014 (CFA 2014) inserts new provisions into Part 8 of the Employment Rights Act 1996 to introduce a new entitlement for employees who are parents, to take shared parental leave (SPL) in the first year of their child’s life or in the first year after their child’s placement for adoption.

Tribunal reform – December

Under the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013 the majority of prospective claims will, from April 2014, be required to contact ACAS before they can lodge proceedings at the employment tribunal.