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Author: Karen Tickner, Mishcon de Reya
Resource type: ELA Briefing
The authors state in the preface that this is a book "designed to assist lawyers who do not profess to be experts in employment law and non-lawyers such as human resources managers". Therefore, the book is clearly intended to be a practical and user-friendly guide to employment law.
Author: Andrew Taggart, Herbert Smith
Resource type: ELA Briefing
Andrew Taggart offers advice for employment lawyers as he considers the TUPE and redundancy related information and consultation obligations, as well as the adoption of employment contracts, that can arise in corporate insolvency
Author: Joanna Musk, McDermott, Will & Emery
Resource type: ELA Briefing
From 1 October this year, every employer in the UK will be bound by the new statutory dispute resolution procedures. The procedures are aimed at forcing employers to adopt a new minimum standard when dealing with certain disciplinary or dismissal situations, and forcing employees to try to resolve their grievances with the employer before lodging tribunal claims.
Author: Shaman Kapoor, 2 Gray's Inn Square Chambers
Resource type: ELA Briefing
The Department of Trade and Industry is introducing new rules of procedure in tribunals from 1 October this year. The changes are designed to make the tribunal system run more smoothly, organise the rules in a more logical order and, by using plainer English, make the legislation user-friendly
Author: Clive Howard, Russell, Jones & Walker
Resource type: ELA Briefing
The difficulty of challenging a discretionary bonus as being irrational or perverse - the test set out in Clark v Nomura [2000] IRLR 766 - has been shown in Kennedy v Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein (2004 EWHC 1103).
Author: Clive Howard, Russell, Jones & Walker
Resource type: ELA Briefing
Just when we thought we had a clear approach to the burden of proof in sex discrimination cases, following Barton v Investec (2003) IRLR 332, along comes the EAT to make an adjustment in the guidelines.
Author: Clive Howard, Russell, Jones & Walker
Resource type: ELA Briefing
With compulsory disciplinary and grievance procedures due to come into force from 1 October this year, why should parties still be concerned with the ACAS Code of Practice on Discipline and Grievance Procedures?
Author: Marc Jones, Turbervilles
Resource type: ELA Briefing
 read with interest the Platform on contingency fees in employment tribunals by John Hendy QC (ELA Briefing, July 2004, p86), which in my view was not only inaccurate but prejudicial to the many reputable solicitors that offer to act for clients under a contingency fee agreement (CFA).
Author: Brendan Barber, General Secretary of the TUC
Resource type: ELA Briefing
From 1 October 2004 all employers will be required to put in place grievance, dismissal and disciplinary procedures for handling workplace disputes. While many larger organisations already have sophisticated internal procedures, the new legislation has an eye to more than 800,000 employers, mainly small and medium-size enterprises, which the DTI consider to have inadequate or non-existent procedures.
Author: Diana Reid, Herbert Smith
Resource type: ELA Briefing
Extended sickness absence can be a tortuous and confusing process for employer and employee alike. Finding a way through what is often a muddle of conflicting or inconclusive medical evidence and disputed facts, can be frustrating for both, but for the employer there is also the attendant risk of potential unfair dismissal and disability discrimination liability.
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