it’s not unusual…

It’s not unusual for there to be parallel proceedings in both the High Court and in the Employment Tribunal – for example, an unfair dismissal claim and a claim for breach of contract for a highly paid employee. In such circumstances, it’s usual for the tribunal case to be put on hold while the High…

"employee ownership" – full steam ahead

Readers of last month’s newsletter are aware of my serious reservations about them; however, no review of recent employment law news would be complete without at least a passing reference to the new proposals to introduce a new “employee-owner” status, which after a very short consultation period, are being rushed through with what some might…

feeling left out?

Tamang v ACT is an illustration of the importance of careful drafting – and of the importance of not making assumptions. The case arose after a pair of security guards claimed that they had been unfairly dismissed for a TUPE related reason after a service provision change, and that they had not been consulted about…