Posts tagged ‘Reform’

Speaking live at TUC Congress on Monday, Shadow Business Secretary Chuka Umunna is announcing that the next Labour Government will “scrap” the Government’s employment tribunal system and replace it with “a fairer system to ensure that affordability is not a barrier to employees seeking redress in the workplace.” The announcement doesn’t make it clear whether [...]

Changes to judicial review

December 3rd, 2013

Introduction
Given the scale of recent changes to employment law, it should come as little surprise that various groups have sought to challenge the Conlib Government by way of judicial review in the Administrative Division of the High Court. This is not an appeal against the decision of a court. Instead, in a judicial review the [...]

The Conlibs have decided to publish venture capitalist Adrian Beecroft’s leaked report on employment law. The report, commissioned by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills rather than the Prime Minister as had been reported, was completed in October 2011 and has been subject to a great deal of ridicule amongst commentators not least the [...]

A number of employment law reforms come into force in April 2012. The most important of the Government’s employment law reforms, the increase in the unfair dismissal qualifying period, takes effect on 6 April.
. Changes taking place on 6 April include:
• the Unfair Dismissal and Statement of Reasons for Dismissal (Variation of Qualifying Period) Order 2012 [...]

After months of speculation and leaks to the press the Conlibs have announced its plans for the ‘most radical reform to the employment law system for decades’. The wide-ranging changes, which include reform of the tribunal system, the introduction of tribunal fees, ‘no fault’ dismissals for micro-companies, and reducing the consultation period for collective redundancies, [...]

The Conlibs have announced that collective redundancy consultation periods, the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations and discrimination compensation awards are to be included in its review of employment law. The Government will start reviewing these areas this year but says that legislation will not necessarily be the route to implement any change if [...]

The Conlibs have announced that collective redundancy consultation periods, the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations and discrimination compensation awards are to be included in its review of employment law. The Government will start reviewing these areas this year but says that legislation will not necessarily be the route to implement any change if [...]

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