Constructive Dismissal – Reason for Leaving Test

Constructive Dismissal – Reason for Leaving Test In a constructive unfair dismissal claim, does the breach of contract by the employer have to be the principal reason for the employee’s resignation? No said the EAT in Wright …

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George Osborne announces plans for a new Contract of Employment

George Osborne announces plans for a new Contract of Employment The Chancellor, George Osborne announced yesterday at the Conservative Party Conference in Birmingham his plans for a new type of employment contract. This new contract would be known as an …

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Judges to sit alone in unfair dismissal hearings

Judges to sit alone in unfair dismissal hearings The draft Employment Tribunals Act 1996 (Composition) Order 2012 has been published and is expected to come into force on 6th April 2012. This Order will enable Employment Judges to …

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What does 2012 have in store for UK Employment Law?

What does 2012 have in store for UK Employment Law? 2012 looks like it will be a busy year in UK Employment Law as the Government seeks to implement the changes announced at the end of last year. These, together …

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Employment law reform announced by Government

Employment law reform announced by Government The government has recently outlined plans for employment law reform, including financial penalties to be introduced on employers who breach employment rights. The main proposals of notable interest are:- To …

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Astons’ Client wins £193k in Employment Tribunal

Astons’ Client wins £193k in Employment Tribunal Astons Solicitors successfully acted for Mrs Harper in her employment tribunal case against her employers (Moulton College) for constructive unfair dismissal and age discrimination. The Bedford Employment Tribunal held in …

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