Charles Wynn-Evans

Charles Wynn-Evans

Dechert LLP

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Increase in UK Employment Compensation Limits

The maximum compensation that the Employment Tribunal can award for “ordinary” unfair dismissal claims will increase from 6 April 2016, as will the weekly wage figure for calculating an employee's entitlement to a statutory...more

3/8/2016 - Compensation Employment Tribunals Hiring & Firing Redundancy Payments UK Unfair Dismissal

Why Redundancy is Not a Safe Remedy for Poor Performance

Sometimes managers can appear to think that dismissals for redundancy or poor performance are interchangeable. But the procedures which need to be followed in the UK in either case, to avoid an employee being able to bring a...more

11/30/2015 - Human Resources Professionals Poor Job Performance Redundancy Dismissals UK Unfair Dismissal

How to Deal with Grievances During Disciplinary Procedures

Could UK Employers Risk an Unfair Dismissal Claim if They Do Not Pause the Process? One issue which can trouble HR professionals is how to deal with a grievance lodged by an employee during the course of a disciplinary...more

11/24/2015 - Disciplinary Proceedings Grievance Process UK UK Employment Appeal Tribunal Unfair Dismissal

Harassment and Political Belief

In the case Henderson v GMB, the UK's Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) had to consider whether the claimant had been subjected to harassment related to his beliefs. The claimant in the case was a trade union official who had...more

4/27/2015 - Discrimination Employment Rights Act Harassment Political Affiliation UK UK Employment Appeal Tribunal Unfair Dismissal

Increase in UK Employment Compensation Limits

The maximum compensation that the Employment Tribunal can award for “ordinary” unfair dismissal claims will increase from 6 April 2015, as will the weekly wage figure for calculating an employee's entitlement to a statutory...more

2/16/2015 - Compensatory Damages Employment Tribunals Redundancy Dismissals UK Unfair Dismissal

Increase in UK Employment Compensation Limits

The maximum compensation that the Employment Tribunal can award for “ordinary” unfair dismissal claims will increase from 6 April 2014, as will the weekly wage figure for calculating statutory redundancy payments....more

2/26/2014 - Employee Rights Employer Liability Issues Termination UK Unfair Dismissal

International Employment Law Review - August 2013 - Issue 4: An Overview of Labor and Employment in England and Wales

Fees in Employment Tribunals - In an effort to shift the burden of tribunal costs away from the taxpayer and to the parties using the service, the Employment Tribunals and the Employment Appeals Tribunal Fees Order...more

8/7/2013 - EU Foreign Corporations International Labor Laws Just Compensation UK Unfair Dismissal Whistleblowers

Introduction of Fees in UK Employment Tribunal Claims

The Government has now announced the implementation date - Monday 29 July 2013 - for the introduction of the payment of fees in relation to Employment Tribunal claims. A claimant will be required to pay an “issue fee” on...more

6/8/2013 - Appeals Discrimination Employment Tribunals Equal Pay EU Filing Fees Unfair Dismissal

Increase in UK Compensation Limits

From 1 February 2013 the maximum compensation that the Employment Tribunal can award for unfair dismissal (save in the exceptional cases such as whistleblowing, where no cap applies to the compensatory award) will increase,...more

12/20/2012 - Compensatory Awards Unfair Dismissal

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