Category Archives: Workers’ rights

ET fees: the backlash starts

The much belated but very welcome victory for common sense and the common law – the latter being a fairly straightforward legal concept seemingly long forgotten by the allegedly planet-sized brains in the High Court and Court of Appeal – … Continue reading

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ET fees: Supreme Court dumps on Clarke, Cable & Grayling

πŸ™πŸ’»πŸ™πŸ“±πŸ™ πŸ‘€πŸ’»πŸ‘€πŸ“±πŸ‘€ πŸ˜€πŸ‘€πŸ˜„πŸ‘€πŸ˜ƒπŸ‘€πŸ˜†πŸ‘€πŸ˜πŸ‘€πŸ˜‚ πŸš«πŸ’·πŸš« πŸ’₯πŸŽ‰πŸ‘πŸΈπŸ»πŸ·πŸŽ‰πŸΊπŸŽ‚πŸΈπŸ» πŸ‘β€οΈπŸ’‹Β Supreme Court judgesΒ πŸ’‹β€οΈπŸ‘ πŸ‘πŸ‘ŠπŸ˜Β Adam Creme, Shantha David & Unison πŸ˜πŸ‘ŠπŸ‘ πŸ‘πŸ‘ŠπŸ˜ŽΒ Dinah Rose QC & Michael Ford QCΒ πŸ˜ŽπŸ‘ŠπŸ‘ πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ˜‡Β Caspar Glyn QC, Sean Jones QC, Darren Newman, Abi Adams & Jeremias PrasslΒ πŸ˜‡πŸ‘πŸ‘ 😱⚠️ Ken Clarke, Vince Cable & … Continue reading

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Give me six. Why not?

Extend the time limit for submitting an employment tribunal claim – from three months to six months – in cases of pregnancy or maternity discrimination. Hmmm. Yep, I was pretty sceptical when serious people – including Equality & Human Rights … Continue reading

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ET fees: lies, damn lies, and Ministry number-crunching

Previously on this blog, I had a pop at the Ministry of Injustice’s attempt – in itsΒ laughably poor report of its laughably poor internal review of the ET fees regime introduced in July 2013 – to put a figure on … Continue reading

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ET fees: a statistical injustice

The quarterly employment tribunal (ET) statistics issued by the Ministry of Injustice haven’t been terribly newsworthy since the figures became somewhat lacking in variability in mid-2014. So there was very little chance of the latest set – published at 9.30am … Continue reading

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BEIS: Not so good with the name thingies.

β€œI’ve never been too good with names,” sang Evan Dando and The Lemonheads on the title track of their fifth album It’s a shame about Ray in 1992. The song (and the album) is an indie classic that has easily … Continue reading

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Enforcement of the NMW – a fair sport?

Earlier this month, the newly re-named Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS, formerly BIS) named & shamed another batch of 197 NMW rogues. With six months having passed since the last batch, in early February, BEIS was able … Continue reading

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