ACAS code does not apply to ill-health dismissals

Saturday 30th April 2016
Employment Appeal Tribunal in Holmes v Qinetiq Ltd

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.

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.

National Living Wage

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

Zero Hours Contracts

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