Labour & European Law Review
31 March 2011
Following the budget last week and the publication of its so-called Plan for Growth, the government has confirmed a number of changes to employment law some of which had already been trailed in advance of the budget.
When deciding whether a dismissal is fair or unfair, tribunals must not substitute their own view as to whether the employer’s decision was reasonable or not.
To succeed in a libel claim, the complainant has to show that as a result of being defamed, they could not carry on their trade or profession or would be less well thought of by a reasonable person.