UK employment law news

Our news bulletins aim to highlight some of the most significant recent developments in UK employment law and practice. Colina Greenway is always happy to discuss the impact of these and other developments on particular client circumstances.

ACAS guidance for employers on Olympic Games

With 200 days to go until the Olympics opening ceremony in London, the Advice Conciliation and Arbitration Service (ACAS) has issued some tips for employers to maintain discipline and harmonious employee relations during the period of the Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Government Consultation on Employment Tribunal Fees

The Ministry of Justice has issued a consultation paper on possible charging regimes for making claims in the Employment Tribunals and Employment Appeal Tribunal. Currently claimants pay nothing to bring a claim in these forums, an anomaly in the civil justice system.

Proposals to make employment law more “employer friendly”

Business Secretary Vince Cable has announced a number of proposals to reduce the burden of employment law on business, as well as changes to the employment tribunal system which are expected to reduce costs to both taxpayers and employers.