Changing terms and conditions of employment

Changing terms and conditions of employment

Is it breaching TUPE regulations? Many employers, their HR teams and their lawyers have considered that when employees have been transferred to them under TUPE, that it is impossible to change the terms and conditions of the transferred employees, without risking breaching the TUPE regulations. As with many situations, life is not that simple and […]

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 […]

Why your private messages may not be so private anymore

Why your private messages may not be so private anymore

The European Court of Human Rights has just delivered its decision in a case concerning an employer in Romania who accessed an employee’s Yahoo Messenger account, accessed and printed personal messages between the employee, his fiancée and his brother, some of them intimate and containing details about his sex life and dismissed him. Disciplinary Proceedings […]