Employment and HR News

Deposed Council Chief Executive Was Lawfully DismissedNovember 27, 2012

The procedure for making council employees redundant has been examined in the case of a former chief executive who was dismissed after her local authority...

Job Centre Manager Wins Unfair Dismissal ClaimNovember 14, 2012

A job centre manager who said that she was dismissed because of her zeal in helping a vulnerable teenager to find work has succeeded in...

Review of the Employment Tribunal Rules of ProcedureNovember 2, 2012

One of the outcomes of last year’s Resolving Workplace Disputes consultation was a consensus that the current Employment Tribunal Rules of Procedure needed revision. The...

Supreme Court Equal Pay LandmarkOctober 26, 2012

Scores of women who worked for a local authority have won an equal pay ruling in the Supreme Court that will have serious ramifications for...

Government Consults on Proposal for ‘Employee-Owner’ ContractsOctober 19, 2012

Following plans recently announced by the Chancellor of the Exchequer to introduce a new type of employment contract, whereby employees will give up some of...

British Airways Vindicated in Discrimination and Unfair Dismissal CaseOctober 19, 2012

In Jamaluddin v British Airways & Others, the Employment Tribunal (ET) found that a British Airways (BA) pilot who had his airside pass withdrawn after...

TUPE – What is an ‘Organised Grouping of Employees’?October 15, 2012

A service provision change under the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 (TUPE) takes place when, immediately before the change, there is an...

TUPE – Service Provision ChangesOctober 15, 2012

In Hunter v McCarrick, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) held that for there to be a service provision change within the meaning of the Transfer...

TUPE – Service Provision Change GuidanceOctober 10, 2012

In Argyll Coastal Services Ltd. v Stirling and Others, a pre-hearing review was necessary to decide whether or not there had been a service provision...

Redundancy and the Selection Criteria for Alternative PostsOctober 9, 2012

In Samsung Electronics (UK) Ltd. v Monte-D’Cruz, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has given guidance on the principles that apply to the process for deciding...