Employment e-news

Can directors be personally liable for employment tribunal awards?

Napthens - December 20th 2018
In a Landmark ruling the Court of Appeal has upheld an earlier decision in Timis & Anor v Osipov & Anor 2018 in which two individual directors were found to be liable for the unfair dismissal of a whistleblower.
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Covert surveillence and race discrimination

Napthens - December 20th 2018
The London Central Employment Tribunal (ET) has recently heard a case in which an employee, Ms Spragg, alleged that her employer, Richemont, had spied on her and denied her the opportunity to progress her career on the basis of her skin colour.
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Employer who dismissed sexual harassment ordered to pay £24,000

Napthens - November 2nd 2018
The Employment Tribunal has recently heard a case which was struck out in 2015 for failure to pay tribunal fees. However, since the Supreme Court ruling in 2017 abolishing tribunal fees, the Claimant (W) had her case re-instated.
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Law Commission consults on tribunal claims limit

Napthens - November 2nd 2018
Last month the Law Commission launched a consultation which seeks to investigate the jurisdictions of the Employment Tribunal, Employment Appeal Tribunal and the Civil Courts in employment and discrimination matters.
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Does giving notice amount to an unambiguous act of resignation?

Napthens - November 2nd 2018
When does giving notice become an unambiguous act of resignation when dealing with employees looking to move jobs within a company or group structure?
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New ACAS guidance on employment references

Napthens - September 25th 2018
ACAS has recently released new guidance surrounding employment references and what should and should not be included.
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