New tribunal limits 2018
Unfair Dismissal compensation increased (by a tiny amount)
Payments towards the end of the tax year
The maximum unfair dismissal award has now been capped at a year's pay or £74,200 whichever is the smaller
From 6th April new employees will have to wait 2 years to be able to bring an unfair dismissal claim
An article explaining a case involving a firm of solicitors who treated a woman favourably simply because of her maternity leave.
HMRC have changed the way companies must deduct tax on payments made to ex employees
Steen & Co Employment Solicitors some time ago successfully represented a major software company in an employment tribunal. The losing ex employee appealed to the EAT claiming that the employment tribunal was biased against her.
It is possible to pay Statutory Maternity Pay in a compromise agreement but it has to be described as such and taxed properly
Article on recent case in the Employment Appeal Tribunal regarding age discrimination and a serial litigant