de Mota v ADR Network Ltd and The Co-operative Group Ltd – Do you need separate ACAS Early Conciliation Certificates for each Respondent?

September 22nd, 2017|Categories: Employment Tribunal|Tags: , , |

de Mota v ADR Network Ltd and The Co-operative Group Ltd Our next case concerns Early Conciliation (EC). Section 18A of the Employment Rights Act 1996 requires prospective Claimants to complete ACAS Early Conciliation by [...]

Abbeyfield Wessex Society Ltd v Edwards – Does an employer’s assertion to clients that someone will be able to cover work 24/7 entitle the employee to the minimum wage for the duration of a sleep-in shift?

September 22nd, 2017|Categories: Employment Tribunal|Tags: , , , , |

Abbeyfield Wessex Society Ltd v Edwards Our final case this week is a wages claim. Earlier in the year we reported some NMW cases that laid down the criteria for deciding whether on-call or sleep-in [...]

Johnstone & Johnstone v Glasgow City Council | Can multi-dimensional treatment foster carers be employees of the local authority whom they foster for?

September 15th, 2017|Categories: Employment Tribunal|Tags: , , , |

Welcome back to your weekly case law update. Last week we looked at two cases, one of them concerning equal pay, the other a right to privacy. The latter of those cases was an ECHR case that [...]

A v B | Should Claimants who paid a fee to bring their claim be entitled to that money back from the Respondent as part of their award?

September 15th, 2017|Categories: Employment Tribunal|Tags: , , |

A v B Our second case is about another hot topic in employment law, Tribunal Fees. Despite being recently removed from the ET website this case posed an important question: Should Claimants who paid a fee [...]

Barbulescu v Romania – How does the right to a private life interact with an employer email and computer use policy?

September 8th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |

Barbulescu v Romania Our next case takes a slight detour away from traditional employment law to the European Court of Human Rights via the scenic route of Romania. The question here, is: How does the [...]