The whistleblower charity, Protect, is calling on HMRC to exempt workers who contact them about potential furlough fraud from having to pay any money back (...).
In circumstances where the real reason for dismissing someone has been hidden by a manager, the hidden reason can be attributed to the employer. In Uddin v London Borough of Ealing, the Employment Appeal Tribunal held that this principle can be extended to circumstances where tribunals are considering the reasonableness of the decision to dismiss (...).
Prior to lodging a tribunal claim, complainants have to obtain an early conciliation certificate in relation to their employer. In Patel v Specsavers Optical Group Ltd, the Employment Appeal Tribunal held that, as the claimant in this case had failed to do so in relation to the correct employer, he could not continue with his claims (...).