Labour & European Law Review
25 January 2017
According to research published by the charity, Citizens Advice, almost a fifth of employers have given contracted staff less than two days’ notice of their shifts.
Although employers can be held vicariously liable for conduct carried out by their employees, it has to be closely connected with the acts that the employee was authorised to do.
Although it is advisable for claimants to obtain medical evidence, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) in Hampshire County Council v Wyatt held that there was no principle of law whereby tribunals could not make a personal injury award without it.