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UK Employment Tribunal Fees Unlawful

The Supreme Court in the UK handed down its judgement on 26 July 2017, holding that the introduction of fees in the Employment tribunals prevents access to justice and is unlawful under both domestic and EU law. This is a very significant decision in the field of employment law and the enforcement of employment rights. … Continue reading

Changes to UK employment law – October 2015

With effect from 1 October 2015 certain provisions affecting UK employment law under the Deregulation Act 2015, come into force. The changes are: The removal of the power of employment tribunals to make wider recommendations in successful discrimination cases. With effect from 1 October tribunals can only make recommendations relating to the individual complainant. The … Continue reading

The Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015 – new employment legislation in the UK

The Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015 (the SBEEA) received Royal Assent in the UK on 26 March 2015, although most of the employment provisions contained in Part 11 require a commencement order to bring them into force. It is therefore not certain when many of the provisions listed below will have effect. The exception … Continue reading

More changes to UK employment law

The UK saw a number of changes to employment law which came into force on 29 July. One of the most significant changes is the introduction of fees for submitting a claim to the employment tribunal.   Claimants who issue a claim against their employer in the employment tribunal will now be required to pay a … Continue reading
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