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Employment Law News

Is an employee entitled to compensation if their employer initiates proceedings without undertaking a proper enquiry?

Employee prosecuted under Data Protection Act for copying clients' personal data before leaving to join rival firm.

Is referring to an employee as ‘Polish but very nice' (or even ‘Polish and very nice’) unlawful harassment of that employee because of her race?

From 1 October 2014, an expectant father or the partner (including same sex) of a pregnant woman will be entitled to take unpaid time off work to accompany the woman to up to 2 of her ante-natal appointments.  

Earlier this year, the law changed and early conciliation (EC) via ACAS became mandatory for anyone wanting to make an employment tribunal claim.