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.
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New Pre-Action Protocol for Housing Condition cases (England)Wednesday, January 15, 2020
We’ve picked out the key changes involved in the new New Pre-Action Protocol for Housing Condition cases, which launched on 13 January.
New Pre-Action Protocol for Possession Claims by Social LandlordsWednesday, January 15, 2020
Everything social landlords need to know about the key changes in the new Pre-Action Protocol for Possession Claims, live from 13 January.
Episode VII – Contracts and Insured Risk for Key PeopleWednesday, December 18, 2019
This final instalment of Clear Your Mind marks the launch of Star Wars Episode IX and here, sports and media lawyer and lifelong Star Wars fan – John Devine, looks at what the saga can teach us about protecting your business if the unexpected strikes your leading people.