CBI attacks Employment Tribunals and sets out compelling case for reform

The Government is currently carrying out a consultation on workplace dispute reforms and on Friday 15 April the CBI added its substantial contribution to the debate in the form of its report: “Settling the matter: Building a more effective and efficient tribunal system“. The report criticises the current “slow, legalistic and antagonistic” process so derided…

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Termination of employment status, or termination of employment contract, or both? A conundrum.

Strange as it might sound, it is possible for one’s status as an employee to end in circumstances that do not terminate one’s contract of employment. This was the thorny issue in Société Générale London Branch v Geys, decided by the Court of Appeal on 30 March 2011. In that case, it was crucial to…

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