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Increase to tribunal Vento band awards Publication date: 24.04.2019
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Increase to tribunal Vento band awards..Wide range of powers. The tribunal has the ability to award compensation specifically for injury to feelings in discrimination cases. These are known as the Vento bands. On 6 April 2019 the Vento bands increased. The most serious cases of injury to feelings, which sit in the “upper band”, now attract compensation...
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Tribunal statistics and awards Publication date: 24.10.2018
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Tribunal statistics and awards..Latest statistics. In September 2018 the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) published the latest tribunal quarterly statistics (see The next step ). They cover the three-month period from April to June 2018 and show that tribunal claims have almost returned to pre-fee levels. Tribunal fees were previously abolished in July 2017....
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European rulings - status post-Brexit? Publication date: 24.04.2017
Article database » Employment tribunals » Tribunals
Currently, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) is the highest court where employment cases can be heard. But what status will its rulings have post-Brexit?
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Have you settled everything? Publication date: 15.03.2017
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In Department for Work and Pensions v Brindley 2016 the parties had entered into an Acas-approved settlement agreement, known as a COT3. Due to a drafting error the employee was still able to issue an employment claim. What went wrong?
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Tribunal rulings now online Publication date: 15.03.2017
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Tribunal rulings now online..It’s live. In January 2017 we told you that HM Courts & Tribunals Service would soon be putting tribunal judgments online ( yr.19, iss.2, pg.8 , see The next step ). This service has now been launched and the database is freely accessible via the GOV.UK portal (see The next step ). Currently, it includes most 2017...
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Job applicants motivated by compensation Publication date: 22.09.2016
Article database » Discrimination » Discrimination
Over the years many individuals have purposefully applied for jobs and then used discrimination laws to claim compensation, but the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has now put a stop to this. What’s happened?
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Covert recording costs employees £69,484 Publication date: 30.08.2016
Article database » Employment tribunals » Tribunal procedure
Employees who make covert recordings are often allowed to use them as evidence against their employer in tribunal. However, this practice has just cost four employees nearly £70,000. What did they do wrong?
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Helpful ruling on rest breaks Publication date: 28.06.2016
Article database » Employment tribunals » Tribunal awards
If an employee suffers discrimination, the tribunal can make a separate award for injury to feelings. Is it also able to do this where an employee has been denied their statutory rights in relation to rest breaks?
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Penalties for non-payment of tribunal awards Publication date: 14.04.2016
Article database » Employment tribunals » Tribunals
Penalties for non-payment of tribunal awards..New enforcement power. On 6 April 2016, s.150 of the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015 came into force. It gives tribunal enforcement officers the power to levy a financial penalty against those employers who fail to pay employment tribunal awards or settlement awards negotiated by Acas...
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£5,000 after being banned from speaking Polish Publication date: 15.02.2016
Article database » Discrimination » Race discrimination
An employee who was told to “never speak Polish” - even to fellow Polish colleagues - has been awarded over £5,000 by the tribunal. Was it the employer’s rule or something else that attracted this level of award?
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