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Latest figures show further increase in ET claims

The most recent quarterly report (January – March 2018) from the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) shows a 118% increase in single case Employment Tribunal Claims compared to the same period in 2017. From October to …

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New EU Directive will leave UK whistleblowers behind, claims PCaW

The charity Public Concern at Work (PCaW) has claimed that UK whistleblowers could be left behind EU standards following the decision by the EU to introduce a comprehensive whistleblowing Directive. This will require all organisations …

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Latest Tribunal statistics show impact of ending fees regime

The latest Employment Tribunal statistics for October to December 2017 show that Individual claims issued in the Employment Tribunal have increased by 90%, justifying the view that the Supreme Court’s decision last year has reopened …

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EHRC calls for end to non-disclosure agreements in sexual harassment cases

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has called on the government to scrap the use of non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) in cases of sexual harassment. It argues that such agreements “sweep sexual harassment under the …

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Tribunal claims pile up for want of judges and administrative resources

During the Tribunal Fees regime, it was not only Claims that reduced dramatically. The judges who had heard cases moved to other work and the resources available to the Tribunal system were significantly reduced. With …

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​All “PILONs” taxable from 6th April 2018

The tax treatment of payments in lieu of notice paid on termination of employment (“PILONs”) is changing with effect from 6 April 2018. Currently, PILONs are subject to tax and National Insurance contribution deductions if they …

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