Research by the charity Oxfam has uncovered a range of human rights abuses on farms linked to major European supermarkets (...).
The Employment Appeal Tribunal has held in Upton-Hansen Architects Ltd v Gyftaki that, when faced with a claim for constructive dismissal, employers cannot just issue a generic denial of the claim. Instead, as the onus is on them to identify the reason for dismissal, they must make clear the potentially fair reason that they relied on for dismissing the person (...).
When calculating injury to feelings in order to decide on the level of an award to a claimant, tribunals have to decide which of the “Vento bands” are appropriate. In Komeng v Creative Support, the Employment Appeal Tribunal held that there is no hard and fast rule that the lowest band should only be applied in situations where the act of discrimination or harassment was a one-off (...).