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Keep calm… here’s the Employment Team Christmas newsletter
Welcome to the Muckle LLP Employment Team’s Christmas 2017 newsletter.
Employment tribunal fees abolished
Why has the Supreme Court decided employment fees are unlawful?
The Taylor Report
Matthew Taylor’s “Good Work” report grabbed headlines, but what did our lawyers find most interesting?
What’s that coming over the hill? Is it a monster?
The General Data Protection Regulation comes into force on 25 May 2018. Check out the steps to take to get ahead.
Increase to compensation limits
Make sure you’re prepared for the new limits that will come into effect on 6 April 2017.
Review of Employment Tribunal Fees
Has introducing fees had the desired effect? We consider the Ministry of Justice’s review of the impact of tribunal fees in the employment tribunal and EAT.
Dismissal for long term sickness absence
Court of Appeal looks at dismissals on grounds of medical incapacity following a period of long term sickness.
Employee could not claim disability harassment only on the basis of her assertion she was disabled (EAT)
It is not enough for disability to be asserted by an individual, it must be proven before it can be relied upon in a disability related claim rules the EAT.
Disability discrimination: reasonable adjustments?
Supreme Court ruling has wider implications for service providers whose practices may disadvantage disabled individuals.
The importance of communicating dismissal
A recent decision in the Court of Appeal has confirmed that dismissal will only be effective once notice of termination has been communicated.