Mr X was a valued and trusted senior member of staff at a large professional firm, he was also a friend of a junior member of staff, Mr Y, who he had introduced to a well-known national charitable organisation. Mr Y was not happy at work and had been offered alternative employment but the new … Continue reading
Paul Tapsell discusses the implications of the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 in a case involving the closure and sale of a pub.
In my last article I looked at some of the procedural hurdles which need to be dealt with when considering making a claim to the Employment Tribunal; in this article I will consider the Early Conciliation process which all claimants need to undertake before they can make a claim. Early Conciliation The purpose of Early … Continue reading
Employment Tribunals were originally set up in the 1960s as a forum for employers and employees to settle disputes quickly, easily and cheaply between themselves without the need to involve lawyers; sadly, like so many dreams from those simpler times, those sensible ideals have disappeared under the weight of fifty years of reality, political interference, … Continue reading
I acted recently in a case for an employer faced with a claim for a statutory redundancy payment which arose from somewhat peculiar facts. The Facts Mr X was employed as a bar manager in a members’ Club operated from a property owned by a charitable Community Association; the Association’s charitable status meant had meant … Continue reading