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Handing notice in to a job is not always a letter of resignation

Oct 09, 2018 A letter that sets out one months’ notice should not be automatically assumed as a letter of resignation, an EAT Judge has confirmed. In the case of East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation

Employment Tribunal Guidance for Employers

Oct 03, 2018 The Employment Tribunals (ET) are an independent judicial body established to resolve disputes over employment rights between employers and employees. Claims likely to be heard in the ET will involve

Parental Bereavement Bill receives Royal Assent

Sep 27, 2018 The new Parental Bereavement (Leave and Pay) Act 2018 sets out that parents who suffer the death of a child under the age of 18 or a still birth from 24 weeks of pregnancy will be entitled to two week

Latest Employment Tribunal Statistics | April to June 2018

Sep 22, 2018 The MOJ has published the tribunal statistics for April to June 2018 and across the board the numbers are up! Here are the key figures: • number of single claims lodged increased by 165% compa

Top 5 Employment Law Questions of August 2018

Sep 17, 2018 1. When is it permissible for an employer to terminate the contract of employment of an employee on the grounds of ill health? Dismissing an employee on the grounds of ill health i

Discrimination because of religion or belief

Sep 05, 2018 All employers should already be aware that treating an employee differently because they are Muslim, Jewish, Christian, black, white etc can result in legal action. But, can you be accused of discrimi

Employee Onboarding – 5 Best Practices to Improve Retention

Aug 30, 2018 What is an onboarding process? Onboarding is the procedure an employer should use to help a new employee acquire the knowledge and skills needed to become a successful member of th

5 Reasons for a fair dismissal

Aug 21, 2018 Dismissal occurs when an employer decides to terminate the employment relationship. And, since the Supreme Court ruled that tribunal fees were a barrier to justice, claims against employers have incre