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Public Interest for Whistleblowing Case on Breach of Contract

As of  25 June 2013 , under S.43B (1) of the Employment Rights Act 1996, public interest disclosures had to be “in the public interest” to qualify for protection. In Parkins v Sodexho Ltd the Employment Appeal Tribunal’s (EAT) ruling was reversed due to the ‘in the public
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UK Couriers Face High Charges for Illness Absence

It has emerged that many UK couriers who deliver for popular retailers must pay a fee of £150 for each working day they miss due to illness.
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Major Rise In Zero Hour Contracts: How Do We Solve This Controversial Issue?

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The number of UK workers on zero hours contracts has risen to 910,000. Why are these contracts so prolific and do they really have benefits?
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Territorial Scope of UK Employment Laws – Guideline Decision

British Tribunals can sometimes hear claims brought by foreign nationals. However one recent case proved this is not always a possibility.
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Plumber’s Win Marks New Victory Against Gig Economy Discrimination

A recent ruling saw a plumber win a case being regarded as the greatest victory yet in a gig economy tribunal hearing.
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Zero Tolerance No Substitute for Individual Consideration

Individual cases can sometimes dictate legal outcomes. In one case, a worker who lost his job following an angry office incident succeeded in his unfair dismissal claim.
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UK Bicycle Courier Wins Landmark Employment Rights Case

In a landmark case, a self-employed bicycle courier has won her tribunal case to gain the same working rights as employed staff.
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