Update to the Fee Remissions Process – message from the HMCTS Reform Programme Team HM Courts and Tribunals Service (HMCTS) has made some changes and developed a simpler and faster fee remission process – a process that helps the public with their court, tribunal or probate fees, if they are on benefits or have a[…]
In the recent case of Underwood v Wincanton Plc the EAT decided that a complaint about contractual matters be in the “public interest” under the new whistleblowing provisions. One of the Claimant’s claims was that he had made a protected disclosure and been subjected to a detriment by his employer. The disclosure was a written[…]
In the recent case of Shannon v Clifton House Residential the EAT decided the issue of whether an on-call night worker who lives at his place of work entitled to National Minimum Wage (NMW) for all hours worked during the night? The EAT held that the worker was only entitled to NMW for the hours[…]
The Government is planning to extend shared parental leave to include grandparents. The Government’s aim is to bring this in by 2018 and it only affects working grandparents (non-working grandparents aren’t likely to meet the eligibility criteria) the Government will consult on the details during the first half of 2016.