The draft statutory instrument to introduce fees in the UK Employment Tribunals (ET) and the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has recently been laid before the UK Parliament.
The fee levels are the same as those in response…more
DKLM LLP (London, UK) is pleased to announce the appointment of Cynthia Zhang.
Cynthia is a qualified lawyer in China and has an LLM degree from Temple University in the United States of America.
Cynthia previously worked…more
This note looks at the rights of reservists in the UK, and asks why we have not sought to further protect the rights of veterans who are returning to work (in the UK).
Philip Henson - DKLM LLP (London,UK)…more
Tom Watson (UK Member of Parliament for West Bromwich East) has recently written to Mr. Peter Wardle, the Chief Executive of the Electoral Standards Commission asking him to investigate potential breaches of the Political…more
The Governance and Business model for the Green Investment Bank (GIB) & will it actually be a “bank”?
Philip Henson, Partner in City of London Law firm Bargate Murray sets out his views - www.bargatemurray.com
Philip Henson, Partner, and employment law expert in the City of London law firm Bargate Murray (www.bargatemurray.com)discusses Sharon Shoesmith’s recent victory in the Court of Appeal (UK) and opines that a negotiated…more
Quentin Bargate, Senior Partner of the City of London law firm Bargate Murray, and a solicitor for nearly 29 years, comments on the Max Mosley case and whether there is a need for a well-crafted privacy law in England…more
Philip Henson, Partner, and head of employment law, in the City of London law firm Bargate Murray discusses the key findings of new Government report showing the decline of Trade Union membership in the UK…more
HR practitioners and lawyers will be familiar with the UK case of Spring v Guardian Assurance  2 AC 296, that an employee may make such a claim following a reference negligently prepared by an employer.
Regular readers of…more
A motion for leave to introduce a Private Members’ Bill which would have made some strikes illegal if they were not supported by a majority of union members at that workplace has been rejected. The discussion about the Bill,…more
There are many differences between Canadian and UK employment law. This note sets out a précis of some of the issues that Canadian businesses may wish to bear in mind when establishing or furthering a commercial presence in the…more
The UK Government has launched its 'Red Tape Challenge' website, which allows businesses and the public to vote for regulations which they think should be scrapped. The outcome will be followed closely by lawyers and HR…more
New “provisional” statistics show a 51% decrease employment tribunal claims – but what about the missing data?
The Tribunals Service has recently published quarterly statistics for 1 October to 31 December 2010 for all types…more
Draft guidance on the Agency Workers Regulations 2010 (SI 2010/93) published
The Department for Business Innovation and Skills (“BIS”) has published draft guidance on the Agency Workers Regulations 2010 SI 2010/93, which are…more
The Bribery Act comes into force on 1 July 2011
Ken Clarke has recently announced that a watered down version of the Bribery Act will come into force on 1 July 2011. The press release trumpets the Bribery Act as "the UK…more
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