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Employment Tribunal Fees

Employment Tribunal Fees

The debate about claimants paying Employment Tribunal fees rumbles on as UNISON, who are challenging the legality of the fees, were given permission by The Supreme Court to appeal the most recent decision by… Read more

New Guidance for Whistleblowing

New Guidance for Whistleblowing

For a disclosure to be protected and amount to whistleblowing, it must be made to a ‘prescribed person’. In most cases the disclosure will be made to the employer which will be sufficient. There are also a… Read more

When does an employer have knowledge of a disability?

When does an employer have knowledge of a disability?

The Employment Appeal Tribunal decided in the case of Gallop v Newport City Council that although the Council’s… Read more

National Minimum Wage/National Living Wage Rates to Increase from 1st April 2016

National Minimum Wage/National Living Wage Rates to Increase from 1st April 2016

From 1st April 2016 the National Living Wage comes into force. This provides that adults aged 25 and above are to be paid at least £7.20 per hour. The additional minimum wage rates are:   Aged… Read more

Can you get divorced without a consent order?

Can you get divorced without a consent order?

Within marriage, each spouse has a right to make a financial claim against the other. When you get divorced unless you have a consent order, that right will continue. A divorce is simply the paperwork to end your marriage and this does not end future financial claims under any circumstances. Read more

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