Employment Tribunal Claim Update

Following the decision made to abolish tribunal fees on the 26th July, the Employment and Property Jurisdictional Support Team of HM Courts and Tribunals Service, have issued the following statement for the attention of those affected by the decision: “Dear All You will all be aware that on 26 July, the Supreme Court handed down

“Some Self-Employed workers should be covered by the National Minimum Wage” – Resolution Foundation Report

Resolution Foundation Report The Resolution Foundation has published a report arguing for a better pay deal for those working in the Gig-Economy. The report argues that the Government ought to extend minimum wage legislation to cover the self-employed workforce in order to tackle low pay and insecurity in the UK. As part of their submission

How can you protect your business against reputational damage?

How employers can prevent reputational damage It is important that employers protect their organisations reputation, Personnel Today have listed six ways in which employers can reduce the risk and ensure that damage is kept to a minimum. (1)  Put in place a firm Social Media policy Employers should ensure they have a robust social media policy that applies

Training and Study at work

“GMB Officer Wins Employment Tribunal on Union Safety Role” – TUC A GMB officer who as refused safety training has been awarded compensation and the legal battle against his employer. The Employment Tribunal in Central London has ruled in favour of the claimant against London Borough of Camden on the grounds that an employee should