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New Presidential Guidance from Office of Industrial Tribunal and Fair Employment Tribunal (OITFET)

New Presidential Guidance from Office of Industrial Tribunal and Fair Employment Tribunal (OITFET)

On 6 May the President of OITFET issued new guidance surrounding the conduct of hearings  whether remote, hybrid or in person following relaxation of ...

Mini Budget - Tax announcements

Mini Budget - Tax announcements

The major news outlets will shortly be all over the headlines of the mini / emergency Budget which was first thing this morning.  Therefore in the int ...

Tribunal procedure: Merits of a case can be considered when assessing just and equitable extensions of time

Tribunal procedure: Merits of a case can be considered when assessing just and equitable extensions of time

The EAT has held that an employment tribunal was entitled to consider the merits of a claim when deciding whether it should grant an extension of time ...

Political beliefs: No automatic unfair dismissal, but belief in participatory democracy protected

Political beliefs: No automatic unfair dismissal, but belief in participatory democracy protected

The EAT has considered the unfair dismissal and discrimination rights of an employee who claimed she had been dismissed for requesting permission to s ...

Anonymity order: Anonymity order awarded to protect the identity of a woman about whom a claimant had made lurid allegations

Anonymity order: Anonymity order awarded to protect the identity of a woman about whom a claimant had made lurid allegations

The EAT has made an indefinite anonymity order to protect the identity of a young woman about whom a claimant had made untrue lurid allegations. THE F ...

Generational Diversity in the workplace

Generational Diversity in the workplace

Michelle Corrigan, a Senior Associate in the Employment team at international law firm DAC Beachcroft, addresses some frequently asked questions about ...

Pension Schemes Act 2021 - Where did we start and where are we now?

Pension Schemes Act 2021 - Where did we start and where are we now?

Introduction It has now been 18 months since the Pension Schemes Act 2021 (the “Act”), which introduced some significant changes to the pensions lands ...

Employment Matters - August 2022

Employment Matters - August 2022

It’s been a busy month. We have had the long awaited Supreme Court decision in the Harpur Trust v Brazel case. The Supreme Court decided that holiday ...

Employment Matters - August 2022

Employment Matters - August 2022

It’s been a busy month. We have had the long awaited Supreme Court decision in the Harpur Trust v Brazel case. The Supreme Court decided that holiday ...

Disability discrimination: Employee with long covid was disabled

Disability discrimination: Employee with long covid was disabled

An employment tribunal has held that an employee with symptoms of long covid was protected by disability discrimination legislation.  THE FACTS Mr bur ...