Brieflaw

ACAS code does not apply to ill-health dismissals

Saturday 30th April 2016
Employment Appeal Tribunal in Holmes v Qinetiq Ltd
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Article 8 not engaged when employer investigated emails

Friday 29th April 2016
When an employer investigated an employee's emails to a work colleague Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights (right to privacy) was not engaged, held the EAT in Garamukanwa v Solent NHS Trust on the facts of that case.
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Employment Tribunal compensatory award cap increase

Wednesday 6th April 2016
The maximum Employment Tribunal compensatory award cap for an unfair dismissal increased on 6 April from £78,335 to £78,962.
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National Living Wage

Friday 1st April 2016
The National Living Wage came into effect on 1 April 2016.
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Zero Hours Contracts

Monday 11th January 2016
The Exclusivity Terms in Zero Hours Contracts (Redress) Regulations 2015 came into effect on 11 January 2016.
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