Employment Law Update
On 29 July 2013 the Government introduce Employment Tribunal fees - £1180 for an unfair dismissal case. Good news or bad? Bad news for employees with this financial obstacle to justice. Good news for employers as employees are deterred from suing. But is it really good news? In future how will employee' s protect themselves? Perhaps by a revival in Trade Union membership? Perhaps self-help measures? Will we see disgruntled ex-employees taking to soci...
June 11th 2013 | read more
FAMILY FIRM CLEANS UP AFTER CONTRACTOR GIVES UP CLAIM
A local family owned company came to see us a couple of years ago when they received a County Court summons issued by a large cleaning company who were claiming in the region of £12,000 for alleged breach of contract. The cleaning company had signed them up on a three year contract to clean their premises. Things hadn’t gone well and the contract had been terminated, although which side terminated it, and whether they were entitled to, was in dispu...
May 1st 2013 | read more