Tribunal Decision Shakes Up Personal Use Of Office Email

Employees who use their company account for personal email exchanges get a wake-up call after an employment tribunal ruling that the privacy of such messages is not protected.   An employee has failed in an attempt to have the content of personal messages he sent from his work email account excluded from a disciplinary investigation. … Read more

New powers enforce the payment of Tribunal awards

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]Employers should be aware of new measures from the Ministry of Justice designed to ensure that people who have been granted awards by an Employment Tribunal receive the money they are owed for transgressions by their employers, such as those relating to unfair dismissal, workplace discrimination and equal pay. The Ministry’s research showed that … Read more

Make sure you know the new rules on redundancy

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]In these days of accelerating redundancy rates, it is crucial to highlight to businesses the rises in redundancy pay that came into force at the beginning of February. On 1 February, a week’s redundancy pay increased from £330 to £350, and the maximum statutory redundancy payment rose to £10,500 from £9,900. This has now … Read more

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