This month, a faintly unsettling case about the importance of justice being seen to be done, seemingly regardless of whether it actually is.
TUPE and equal pay, possibly the two employment issues that employers dread most!
A number of employment law changes will be taking place in April 2011.
It looks increasingly unlikely that the "dual discrimination" provisions set out in the Equality Act 2010 will be coming into force this April.
The Government has published 'The Equality Strategy - Building a Fairer Britain', setting out its new approach to equality.
The Government is contemplating increasing the qualifying period for unfair dismissal claims from one to two years.
Employers are often nervous about giving references at the best of times, but how do you go about drafting one for an ex-employee who has previously brought a claim against you?
There has been a spate of cases this year concerning the rights of overseas employees to bring claims in the Employment Tribunal: a reflection of the increasingly globalised nature of today's workforce.
The "without prejudice" rule provides that written or oral communications which are made for the purpose of a genuine attempt to compromise a dispute between parties may generally not be admitted in evidence.
In 2009 the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence estimated that 13.7 million working days are lost each year in the UK because of work-related mental health conditions including stress, depression and anxiety at an annual cost to UK employers of more than £28 billion.