Labour & European Law Review
07 March 2018
According to a recent study, only a minority of small businesses are prepared for the introduction of new data protection regulations which come into force at the end of May (…).
The law states that evidence of pre-termination negotiations cannot be used in any subsequent tribunal proceedings except in limited, specified, circumstances. In Basra v BJSS Ltd, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) held that if the effective date of termination is disputed, tribunals first have to establish the date before considering what evidence can be included or excluded (…).
The Court of Appeal has held in Rochford v WNS Global Services (UK) Ltd and ors that it is misconduct for an employee to refuse to work even if they have been demoted for a reason related to their disability. Dismissing the employee in these circumstances is therefore fair (…).