Labour & European Law Review
22 November 2012
Settlement agreements will create dispute and confusion for both employers and employees, Thompsons has warned in its response to the government’s consultation “Ending the Employment Relationship”.
When considering whether to allow one of the parties to a claim to call witnesses at a late stage in the proceedings, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) said in North Bristol NHS Trust v Harrold that tribunals must consider the interests of claimants and not accede automatically to the wishes of the respondent (the employer).
The legal concept of limited liability partnerships (LLPs) was introduced in 2000, giving them a legal personality distinct from that of its members.