The Government’s Employment Law Reforms will Result in Little Benefit or Change for Employers

The Government’s latest employment law reforms unveiled last week by Business Secretary, Vince Cable, may have attracted a good deal of publicity but, in reality, they are unlikely to have little impact for either employers or employees. Mr Cable is justifying the proposed measures on the basis that “We have been looking across the range.. read more →

Recommendations Submitted to Streamline Employment Tribunals

Mr Justice Underhill, the former President of the Employment Appeal Tribunal, has submitted his recommendations to the Government for reforming employment tribunal procedures which aim to streamline the process, improve understanding and cut costs. There is an overall recommendation that the procedures should be redrafted from scratch rather than simply amended in order to make them more accessible. In addition,.. read more →