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Defaulting employers to be "named and shamed"
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 9 2009

With effect from 1 April, employers or individuals in England and Wales who fail to pay employment tribunal or EAT awards will be entered onto the Register of Judgments, Orders and Fines when enforcement proceedings have been brought against them in a County Court


Tribunal procedure
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 9 2009

Various changes in the tribunal rules to applications for extending time limits and dismissal of claims settled by ACAS came into force on 6 April


Dispute resolution
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 9 2009

The statutory disciplinary and grievance procedures were repealed with effect from 6 April, although they will continue to apply in some cases during the transitional period


Retention of Working Time opt-out likely
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • April 9 2009

At a recent meeting, the EU's Conciliation Committee was unable to resolve the difference between the European Parliament and member states over proposed amendments to the Working Time Directive that would have resulted in the removal of the right to opt-out of the maximum 48-hour week


TUPE update
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • April 9 2009

In this brief update we consider an ECJ decision concerning the circumstances in which an economic entity retains its identity when it is integrated into the transferee's organisation post transfer and a recent tribunal decision on the application of TUPE when a client changes law firms


Compensation awarded for career-long loss in discriminatory dismissal
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 19 2010

In Wardle v Credit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank the EAT has confirmed that awards for discriminatory dismissals can include compensation for career-long loss


Dealing with retirement
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 16 2010

The abolition of the statutory default retirement age of 65 from October 2011 will compel employers to make strategic decisions about their workforce and to address the detailed consequences of the change in the law in a number of different areas


Carol Thatcher: fair cop or thought police victim?
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 17 2009

The events that led the BBC to sever its relationship with Carol Thatcher have parallels in every workplace and are a reminder of some of the basic issues of discrimination law


Clear language required in COT3 to compromise future claims
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 9 2009

One of the advantages of COT3 agreements over compromise agreements is the greater certainty that the COT3 provides when it comes to the employee waiving future statutory claims of which the employee and employer have no (and can have no) knowledge at the time the settlement is agreed


Tribunal must not substitute its own view for that of the employer
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 9 2009

This case is a reminder that the tribunal's role in unfair dismissal cases is not to substitute its own view, but to determine whether the decision to dismiss fell within the band of reasonable responses open to the employer