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Employment Tribunal Reform – Considering the Government Response

Neill Thomas Friday, April 7, 2017

Following the Government's response to the Consultation on Employment Tribunal Reform published in 2016, we examine the implications.

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‘Sleep in’ care workers and the National Minimum Wage - Shannon v Rampersad and others

David Gray-Jones Wednesday, March 15, 2017

We look at the treatment of 'sleep in' care workers under the National Minimum Wage legislation - and the potential implications of Shannon v Rampersad currently awaiting a date before the Court of Appeal.

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Thomas Mansfield represents Claimant in Breach of Privacy Action against the Police

Neill Thomas Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Thomas Mansfield acted for Andrea Brown in claims for breach of data protection and human rights law, misuse of confidential information and misfeasance in public office against the Metropolitan Police and Greater Manchester Police.

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Uplift to Awards Under the ACAS Code

David Gray-Jones Tuesday, June 21, 2016

In a case in which an Employment Tribunal makes an award of compensation it has the power to increase compensation by up to 25% if it finds that there has been a failure to comply with the requirements of any relevant ACAS Code of Practice on the part of the employer. It may also decrease compensation by the same percentage amount if it finds an unreasonable failure to comply with a relevant Code by an employee. The power is set out under s.207A of the Trade Union and Labour Relations...

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Is the drop in tribunal claims here to stay?

Jonathan Mansfield Saturday, April 16, 2016

Figures have been released for claims in the Employment Tribunal for the last quarter of 2015. The numbers provide a useful comparison with previous years and give an idea of what the trends are.

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