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Employment law reforms: spring is here with the buds of new legislation!

28th March 2012

With the April changes in employment law rapidly heading our way, the Department for Business Innovation and Skills (BIS) has published an annual review on employment law. We thought it was a good time to give you all a summary of the changes about to happen and the proposals for future change. If the government […]

Beware: the two year qualifying period will take affect for new employees only

31st January 2012

One of the most publicly announced reforms in employment law coming into force on 6th April 2012 is the increase of the qualifying period to claim unfair dismissal from one year to two. We commented on this last year http://www.employease.co.uk/blog/?m=20111007 However, there has been a bit of news on this change. A number of organisations including […]

Consultation on resolving workplace disputes: Has the Government finally cracked it?

28th January 2011

The Government has published its consultation on reforming the employment tribunal system:  ‘Resolving workplace disputes’. Will it work? With rising unemployment, tribunal claims are on the increase. As a result, employers are spending more time and money resolving what can often feel like unmeritorious claims. With our economic recovery still in question and the recent […]