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  • Employment Tribunals statistics - April to June 2014

    23 September 2014

    ​The widely reported decline in the numbers of individual tribunal claims following the introduction of fees has been confirmed again by the latest quarterly report of Employment Tribunal statistics from the Ministry of Justice. Individual claims are down by 70% on the same period last year and down further from the previous quarter in this year. The reduction is attributable to the combined effect of tribunal fees and Early Conciliation. Both the Labour and Liberal Democrat parties have indicated their intention to review and revise the Employment Tribunal fees system which is itself the subject of an on going legal challenge.…

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  • Constructive dismissal – two wrongs can make a right

    23 September 2014

    ​For some years a debate has raged in the Employment Tribunals and Courts whether an employee who has, often unbeknownst to the employer, committed a serious ‘repudiatory’ breach of his or her contract of employment can rely on a later serious breach by the employer to bring a claim of constructive unfair dismissal.…

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  • Caselaw Update

    28 August 2014

    Denton v T H White Ltd [2014] EWCA Civ 906 – Relief granted from Mitchell…

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  • World Cup Quiz

    05 August 2014

    Test your World Cup knowledge with our fun quiz.…

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  • Going Global and Taking the World by Storm

    05 August 2014

    As a result of the internet and other business links, Japan, South Africa, Brazil and Qatar are all countries that are now within reach of even the smallest of businesses with the right connections. However, with expansion comes risk, along with the potential rewards.…

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  • Festival Safety

    05 August 2014

    ​This year’s festival season is now well and truly underway. The UK summertime is peppered with annual events and each year many revellers return home with an injury which is bound to have ruined the experience for them.…

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  • Do You Need a Second Will?

    05 August 2014

    If you have assets abroad, you may want to consider having a second Will drafted. Legal differences across borders can be a real nightmare if not accounted for beforehand.…

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