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Monthly Archives: May 2013

Tribunal Tale – Can You be Victimised After Your Employment Has Terminated?

In March 2013, we reported that post-employment victimisation was not prohibited by the Equality Act 2010, following the decision by the Employment Appeal Tribunal (“EAT”) in Rowstock Ltd & David v Jessemey. The issue of whether the Equality Act covers post-employment victimisation has recently been reconsidered by the EAT. In […]

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Legal Issues – Payment in Lieu of Notice

We are often asked by employers when terminating an employee’s contract of employment about exercising a contractual right to make a payment in lieu of notice (PILON) rather than give the employee their full contractual notice to end their contract of employment. This typically occurs when an employee is summarily […]

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HR Issues – Present!

After years of HR teams and business managers gathering and analysing statistics in relation to short-term absence, most organisations appear to have systems in place to deal with this and are not reporting as many issues as before. This is not to say that there are not still pockets of […]

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Ask the Expert – Training Costs

Over the last year or so we have invested a lot in the training and further qualification of our employees. One of our key employees, who received further training, has recently resigned. Our investment in the further development of this individual is now of no benefit to us as she […]

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