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New unfair dismissal cap coming in on 29 July
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 23 2013

A new limit on the compensatory award for unfair dismissal claims is due to come into force on 29 July (subject to approval by Parliament). The new


Dismissal for gross misconduct is not inevitably reasonable
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 9 2013

The EAT has confirmed, in the case of Brito-Babapulle v Ealing Hospital NHS Trust, that a Tribunal fell into error when it held that dismissal would


Guidance on employee shareholder status published
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 5 2013

The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) has published guidance on employee shareholders. This guidance is quite useful and sets out


Children and Families Bill published
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 26 2013

Following the Government's response to the Modern Workplaces consultation in November last year, the Children and Families Bill (the "Bill") has now


Court of session restricts application of collateral warranties in lending transactions
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 26 2013

A recent decision of the Inner House of the Court of Session in Scotland will be welcomed by lenders who are challenged to honour ‘promises’ of


Tribunal fees to be introduced from 29 July
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 10 2013

From 29 July, Claimants will be required to pay up to £250 to bring their claims to a tribunal, with an additional payment of up to £950 due if their


Failure to follow grievance procedures may be breach of trust and confidence
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 19 2013

In the recent case of Blackburn v Aldi Stores Ltd, the EAT has held that an employer's failure to adhere to a grievance procedure may be a breach of


Government consultation on mandatory pre-claim conciliation
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 11 2013

As part of its proposals for reform of the Employment Tribunal system, the government intends to introduce mandatory pre-claim conciliation under the


TUPE Amendment Regulations 2013
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 7 2013

Following consultation on changes to the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 ("TUPE"), which we have previously


Proposed changes to TUPE announced
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 5 2013

Having already highlighted some areas of concern in its Call for Evidence last Autumn, on 17 January 2013, the Government published its consultation