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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BrexhaustionFriday, December 14, 2018
As Theresa May returned to Europe this week to convince EU leaders to amend the withdrawal agreement, the EU and Civil Service separately announced …
May-be or May-be not?Wednesday, December 12, 2018
If you’ve turned on the radio this morning, you’ll have heard two things – news of a vote of confidence in Theresa May’s leadership …
New landmarks on the data protection horizonTuesday, December 11, 2018
Data protection expert Gillian Scribbins, of Muckle LLP, examines if we are now too quick to report data breaches.