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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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What's on the horizon

Meredith Hurst Thursday, January 14, 2016

As another year begins, we reflect on past and future developments in employment law.

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Don’t get dismissed this Christmas

Meredith Hurst Thursday, December 3, 2015

Christmas parties are a time for employees to celebrate a successful year, but over indulgent can cause issues. Don't get dismissed this Christmas and read our article covering this topic.

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When the Christmas knees up turns into a monkeys' tea party

Jonathan Mansfield Thursday, November 26, 2015

Christmas is a time of goodwill to all men and women, unless the man is the apple of your eye and the woman is a love rival. In a tale of love gone sour, London Employment Tribunal have to grapple with a Llama keeper, a monkey handler and a meerkat fancier who came to blows at the Christmas Party.

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Cheslea Doctor Unfairly Demoted

Neill Thomas Thursday, August 13, 2015

Jose Mourinho's treatment of Chelsea doctor Eva Carneiro for carrying out her professional duties and obligations towards an injured player, could lead to a claim for constructive unfair dismissal.

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