ELiAction News: October 2018
Welcome to this month’s edition of the Employment Law in Action newsletter providing you with useful information regarding changes to employment legislation, best practice and latest case information.
In this month’s issue:
Mental Health at Work
Prince William unveiled a new website designed to help managers support staff struggling with mental health as well as improve mental well-being in the workplace.
Employment Tribunal Quarterly Statistics
The Ministry of Justice has published the quarterly statistics for the period April – June 2018. Employment Tribunal (ET) claims are continuing to rise and more than tripled this quarter.
Consultation Paper on Employment Law Hearing Structure
The Law Commission has published a Consultation Paper to review the jurisdictions of employment tribunals and the civil courts in the fields of employment and discrimination matters.
Time Off for Public Duties Order 2018
The Time Off for Public Duties Order 2018 grants unpaid time off work to four groups of volunteers in the criminal justice system.
The Christian owners of Ashers, a Northern Irish bakery, who refused to bake a cake containing a message supporting gay marriage, have won their appeal at the Supreme Court.
I have an employee with more than 2 years’ service who is accused of gross misconduct (e.g. drinking in the workplace), how sure do I have to be before I dismiss?