Charlotte Lloyd-Jones

Cobbetts LLP

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A look back at the highlights of 2012

United Kingdom - January 21 2013 Since April 2012: Witness statements to be taken as read in the Employment Tribunals; Qualifying period for unfair dismissal claims increased from one…

A look ahead at 2013

United Kingdom - January 21 2013 The next 12 months look to be just as eventful as 2012 in the world of employment. The following provides a snapshot of the key changes. Legislation…

Review into the future of apprenticeships

United Kingdom - December 18 2012 Doug Richard, former “dragon” from Dragon’s Den, entrepreneur, educator and founder of School for Start-Ups has been asked by the Government to recommend how apprenticeships in England can meet the demands of the changing economy.

Accumulated warnings leading to dismissal

United Kingdom - December 18 2012 The Employment Appeal Tribunal (“EAT”) has held that tribunals may not look “behind” earlier warnings given when deciding the fairness of a dismissal based on accumulated disciplinary warnings.

Facebook dismissal is a warning to employers

United Kingdom - December 18 2012 The High Court has awarded damages of just £98 to a claimant demoted for expressing his personal views on gay marriage via Facebook.