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|1 Jan 2005||New Practice Direction for the EAT||Stephen Levinson, partner, Manches LLP||ELA Briefing||A new practice direction is in force at the Employment Appeal Tribunal. It was issued to incorporate the changes required by the new rules introduced on 1 October 2004 but some additional changes have...|
|1 Mar 2005||In Brief - EAT Practice Direction||Clive Howard, Russell Jones & Walker||ELA Briefing||The practice statement handed down on 3 February 2005 has arisen because of the failure, by solicitors as well as litigants in person, to follow the EAT rules (1993, as amended). It confirms that betw...|
|1 Mar 2005||The work of the Pro Bono Committee||Paul Quain, chair of the ELA pro bono committee||ELA Briefing||
ELA has long recognised the importance of pro bono work in the employment law field. Many test cases, some of which have become household names in the employment world, would not have happened if t...
|1 Apr 2005||In Brief - Proceeds of Crime Act 2002||Stephen Levinson, Manches LLP||ELA Briefing||
The decision in P v P and the very wide interpretation of the duty imposed on lawyers under s.328 of POCA to make disclosures of criminal conduct, however minor, has been creating havoc in...
|1 Apr 2005||Book Review 04/05||Alex Lock, Beachcroft Wansbroughs, Bristol||ELA Briefing||
Poor Molly Martin. Having worked for a number of years as a casual waitress for Just in Time Catering Ltd she announces to her employer that she is pregnant and informs the company that she will ne...
|1 May 2005||Disclosure Explained||Jeremy Nixon and Jonathan Goldsworthy, Bird & Bird||ELA Briefing||
In complex discrimination or whistleblowing claims, disclosure can be a key issue for claimants and respondents. Six months after the Employment Tribunals (Constitution and Rules of Procedure) Regu...
|1 Jun 2005||In Brief - Submitting a Claim Corrctly||Peter Linstead, Clarendon Chambers||ELA Briefing||The EAT has made two important decisions on tribunal procedure. First, in Mossman v Bray Management Ltd (0477/ 04), it decided that where a claimant pressed the ‘send’ button at 2.33pm on the...|
|1 Jun 2005||Book Review 06/05||Emma McKessy, solicitor (assistant), Rowley Ashworth||ELA Briefing||The author of this book was employed as a caseworker by the Free Representation Unit with responsibility for the training and supervision of volunteer tribunal representatives. It will come as no grea...|
|1 Jul 2005||Tribunal Rules Start to Bite||Susan L Belgrave, barrister, 9 Gough Square||ELA Briefing||After a long gestation, the new tribunal procedural rules and the dispute resolution procedures finally arrived last October. Ever since, we have all been wondering what to make of the over-complicate...|
|1 Sep 2005||In Brief - Formality of Tribunals||Alex Lock, Beachcroft Wansbroughs||ELA Briefing||As well as a willingness to consider costs, the increasing formality of tribunals may also be a deterrent to making a claim. Hot off the EAT press comes Criddle v Epcot Leisure (EAT/0275/ 05)...|