The government has announced that it has widened the criteria for accessing the workplace rapid testing programme from businesses with more than 250 employees, to those with more than 50 (...).
If someone is dismissed for blowing the whistle, they can ask a tribunal to grant them interim relief until their substantive claim is heard. The same remedy is, however, not available for discrimination claims and the Employment Appeal Tribunal has confirmed in Steer v Stormsure Ltd that it does not have the power to amend the Equality Act 2010, only to interpret it (...).
Trade union reps are protected under the law from being penalised by their employer for carrying out their trade union activities. In University College London v Brown, the Employment Appeal Tribunal held that the university’s main purpose in disciplining Mr Brown was to deter him from carrying out his trade union activities and was therefore unlawful (...).