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UK employment tribunal figures show fees discouraging "weak and fictitious" claims, says expert

The dramatic fall in the number of claims for unfair dismissal and other complaints against employers shows that the introduction of fees to bring a claim to a UK employment tribunal is discouraging "weak and fictitious" claims, an expert has said. 17 Mar 2014

Court of Appeal finding of post-employment victimisation clears up previous inconsistent rulings, says expert

A company that gave a poor reference to a former employee because he had complained of discrimination during his employment will be liable to pay compensation for victimisation, the Court of Appeal has ruled. 28 Feb 2014

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Whistleblowing Commission’s review ignores flaws in current legislation, says expert

Reforms suggested by the national whistleblowing charity would “very significantly strengthen” legal protections for employees, but could create huge burdens for employers without narrowing the sort of activities that are protected, an expert has said. 02 Dec 2013

Government considering legal changes to enforce payment of tribunal awards

Employers could be asked to provide up-front deposits to ensure payment of awards made by an employment tribunal, while those that do not pay employees what they are owed could be 'named and shamed', under plans being considered by the Government. 06 Nov 2013

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