Bumping, redundancies and unfair dismissal

Bumping, redundancies and unfair dismissal

What is bumping? Bumping is the process of moving a potentially redundant employee into another role, and making the employee currently performing that role redundant. Does an Employer have to consider “Bumping” in redundancy situations? In Mirab v. Mentor Graphics UK Limited the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) considered whether employers are required to consider bumping […]

Senior employees, TUPE, and post termination restrictive covenants

Senior employees, TUPE, and post termination restrictive covenants

­­­­ Most senior employees in industry have employment contracts which contain post termination restrictive covenants which prevent employees from joining competitors or more often prevent employees who join competitors from approaching customers, former colleagues or suppliers and convincing them to join the new employer, as a customer, employee or a supplier.  These restrictions in some […]

How to apply for an employment tribunal fee refund

How to apply for an employment tribunal fee refund

In July 2017, the Supreme Court declared Employment Tribunal fees unlawful (for more information on this decision read our previous article, ‘Employment Tribunal Fees Outlawed’.) Since that decision, the Government has committed to refunding those who have paid the unlawful Employment Tribunal fees and have recently published details of the anticipated refund scheme. Those successful in […]