There are more claims than there were, but there has not been a deluge and we do not expect one. Tribunals are using the approach they adopted during the fees regime to more closely manage pre-hearing matters and whilst the system is creaking it is clear that steps are being taken to try and address the issues. We would continue to encourage businesses to manage employment issues early, before they result in any claim being lodged. Our employment team frequently advises on how best to manage complex employment issues including managing long term sickness, performance issues, disciplinary matters and grievances.
How does it feel in practice?
Careless claims can lead to fraud proceedingsThursday, September 12, 2019
PBS Energo v Bester Generacion  EWHC 966, Building Law Monthly 2019, TCC
PBS had a financial claim against Bester which it sought to resolve …
Meaning and effect of the expression “Subject to Contract”Thursday, September 12, 2019
Astra Asset Management v The Co-op Bank 2019 EWHC 897, BLM June 2019. Commercial Court
Astra and The Co-op Bank entered into negotiations upon …
When a stipulation for a written contract may be overridden by eventsThursday, September 12, 2019
Anchor v Midas Construction  EWHC 435, Building Law Monthly June 2019. TCC
Anchor required the design and build of a new retirement home and …