The EAT has held that the Employment Tribunal ('ET') should have considered whether the employer could have been expected to wait longer before dismissing an employee who was on long term absence due to ill-health.
The Department of Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) has published guidance for employers on zero hours contracts. The government has also published draft Regulations aimed at enforcing the ban on exclusivity.
Following a consultation issued by the coalition in January 2013, the government has now published a new consultation on changes to legislation which regulates employment agencies and employment businesses.
The chief executive of Sports Direct, David Forsey, has been prosecuted for failing to notify the department of Business Innovation and Skills (BIS) of collective redundancies at the fashion retailer, USC.
The Law Society and the President and Regional Employment Judges of the Employment Tribunals (England and Wales) have both called for a reform with regards to the process to bring an employment claim and the tribunal fees payable.