In order to avert the threat of future mass unemployment, the TUC has put forward proposals for a successor scheme to the government’s Job Retention Scheme (...).
Once a tribunal has found that an employer is liable for a claim at the liability hearing, it may then award damages at the subsequent remedy hearing. In Wilson Barca LLP and ors v Shirin, the Employment Appeal Tribunal held that an employer cannot raise a point about time limits for the first time at the remedy hearing if they had not already raised it at the earlier liability hearing (...).
When dismissing employees for redundancy, employers must act fairly and reasonably by applying a fair procedure. In Gwynedd v Barratt and anor, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) held that the absence of any consultation, the use of a competitive interview process and the failure to provide a right of appeal rendered the dismissals unfair (...).