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|1 Feb 2012||Open justice and third party rights||Helen Brooks, Charles Russell||ELA Briefing||Before 1 October 2004, it was relatively straightforward for third parties to obtain information regarding claims submitted in the employment tribunal. Details of all claims were entered on the public...|
|1 Feb 2012||Witness statements and the public domain||Linky Trott, Edwin Coe LLP||ELA Briefing||The government has now published its response to the consultation on resolving workplace disputes, which confirms an intention to reverse the current default position on the reading of witness stateme...|
|1 Feb 2012||Using Skype in the tribunal||Sarah Lovell, Shoosmiths||ELA Briefing||
Sarah Lovell reports on her recent experience in the Reading employment tribunal, which broke new ground in its use of technology – Skype – to enable a part-heard hearing to conclude in difficult c...
|23 Jan 2012||BIS launches pilot scheme for regional mediation networks||News from the IDS Employment Law Team||Employment News||The Employment Relations Minister, Edward Davey, has announced a pilot scheme for regional mediation networks for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). The Department for Business, Innovation and...|
|1 Jun 2011||Effective dates of termination and reasonable practicability||Andrew Smith, Matrix Chambers||ELA Briefing||
In two recent cases the EAT has considered (a) how the effective date of termination should be calculated in circumstances where an employee's contract of employment does not expressly stipulate wh...
|12 May 2011||An A to Z Guide to Litigation Funding Options||Julian Chamberlayne, Stewarts Law and David Hartley, Abbey Legal Protection||Lecture Notes|
|12 May 2011||Mad Bad and Dangerous to Know: practical guidance on problem litigants||Clive Howard, Russell Jones & Walker||Lecture Notes|
|1 May 2011||Wriggling insurers||Stephen Levinson, RadcliffesLeBrasseur||ELA Briefing||
In Pine v DAS Legal Expenses Insurance Company Ltd  All ER (D) 296, the Court of Appeal emphatically disposed of the reasons a legal expenses insurer gave when attempting to avoid gi...
|1 May 2011||Interns and volunteers: to pay or not to pay?||Deborah Nathan, Russell-Cooke LLP||ELA Briefing||
Internships typically last longer than traditional work experience and often involve work that might otherwise be done by employees. There is widespread use of interns by MPs and they are also comm...
|1 May 2011||Resolving workplace disputes: ELA responds||Richard Fox, ELA deputy chair and chair of the resolving workplace disputes committee||ELA Briefing||In January the government published `Resolving Workplace Disputes', setting out the coalition's agenda in the field of employment law. In doing so it clearly set out the prism through which it wants i...|