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Effective date of termination in unfair dismissal cases: Hughes v Helm Trust Company Limited 2012JRC168
  • Bedell Cristin
  • Jersey
  • February 4 2013

Hughes' employment commenced on 1 June 2011. On 6 September he was told that he had failed his probationary period and he was given 1 month's notice


Draft Discrimination (Jersey) Law 201- lodged on 15 January 2013
  • Bedell Cristin
  • Jersey
  • February 4 2013

In September 2012, Social Security issued a revised draft of the Discrimination (Jersey) Law 201-. Substantial changes had been made since


Control of Housing & Work regulations lodged on 11 January 2013
  • Bedell Cristin
  • Jersey
  • February 4 2013

Having received Privy Council approval in October 2012, the Control of Housing & Work (Jersey) Law has been registered by the Royal Court and is


Changes at the Jersey Employment Tribunal
  • Bedell Cristin
  • Jersey
  • February 4 2013

The first Chair of the Jersey Employment Tribunal, Advocate David Le Quesne, retired in 2012, as did Tribunal Member Mrs Kelly Flageul. The position


Jurisdiction and the "child of God"
  • Bedell Cristin
  • Jersey
  • February 4 2013

Having had no appeals from the Tribunal to the Royal Court for some years, in 2012 there were two, the Hughes case (see previous) and In the matter


Statutory redundancy pay: amount of a week's pay
  • Bedell Cristin
  • Jersey
  • March 8 2012

As previously reported in our May 2011 Update, Amendment No.5 to the Employment (Jersey) Law 2003 came into force in Jersey on 1 January 2011 and introduced certain redundancy protection measures including the right to statutory redundancy pay


Reduction of compensatory award for unfair dismissal
  • Bedell Cristin
  • Jersey
  • March 8 2012

This case concerned a claim for unfair dismissal by reason of misconduct. Mr Graham was dismissed on 1 October 2010 and was offered a compromise agreement


Jersey government launches "back to work programme"
  • Bedell Cristin
  • Jersey
  • March 8 2012

On 25 November 2011, Jersey's new Chief Minister, Senator Ian Gorst, announced a range of incentives designed to ensure that the Island becomes more self-reliant in skilled and semi-skilled vocations


Cap introduced on tax-free termination payments
  • Bedell Cristin
  • Jersey
  • March 8 2012

On 23 September 2011, the Minister for Treasury and Resources published the States' draft 2012 Budget Statement, in which he announced his proposal to implement a financial cap on the tax-free status of termination payments


Health & Safety Inspectorate annual report for 2012
  • Bedell Cristin
  • Jersey
  • February 4 2013

The Health and Safety at Work Inspectorate (the "HSI") released its annual report for 2011 on 28 September 2012. To access the report in full and to