The British Waterways Board v Smith case set out that posting Facebook comments about drinking while at work can result in a fair dismissal. The EAT held that as long as the employer has carried out a
The Supreme Court has recently ruled that an LLP member is a worker for the purposes of employment legislation.
This particular case focused on whistleblowing rights after an LLP member was treated detrimentally
The trade union, Unison, has been granted permission to appeal the High Court’s earlier rejection of its judicial review challenge in relation to tribunal fees.
Unison believes that the fees are a barrier
Acas has reported that it has had approximately 1000 requests for Early Conciliation since it was introduced – 4000 in total.
Early Conciliation was introduced to encourage settlement talks between
Workers are entitled to a daily rest period of at least 11 consecutive hours in each 24 hour period during which they work. It is not necessary for the 11 hours to fall in the same calendar day provided