Tribunal Tales

Tribunal Tale – Uber decision

Tribunal Tale – Uber decision

The long-standing legal dispute between Uber and its drivers has finally concluded in the Supreme Court this month. Uber must now classify its drivers as workers rather than self-employed. This issue was decided way back in the Employment Tribunal but was appealed by...

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Tribunal Tale – Disability Discrimination

Employers are always keen to hear about situations where a Tribunal has struck out a claim by a Claimant who has not acted reasonably if for no other reason than to be reassured that Tribunals are fair and that the idea that the Claimant always gets the benefit of the...

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Tribunal Tale – Disciplinary Investigations

Most employers will be aware that in order not to fall foul of unfair dismissal law they should investigate all disciplinary allegations properly before proceeding to dismiss. However a recent case has considered whether a separate investigation meeting is a right in...

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Tribunal Tale – Base Childrenswear v Otshudi

Background While every employer hopes for harmonious and trouble-free working relationships with their employees, that is for most an unattainable utopia. Having to dismiss employees, however rarely, is generally an unavoidable part of employing people. Dismissal is...

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