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      In a momentous judgment based on the principle of access to justice, the Supreme Court in R (on the application of UNISON) v Lord Chancellor has declared employment tribunal and EAT fees to be unlawful under both domestic and EU law. In the Court’s view, the order that brought the regime into effect was[…]

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    In Weatherilt v Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd, the EAT has held that an employment tribunal has jurisdiction to construe a contract of employment and decide on whether an implied term exists in the context of a wages claim under Part II of the Employment Rights Act 1996. In so holding, the EAT declined to follow[…]

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    From 1 April 2017, the national living wage for workers aged 25 and over increases from £7.20 to £7.50 per hour in accordance with the National Minimum Wage (Amendment) Regulations 2017 SI 2017/465. The following national minimum wage increases will also take effect from that date: the rate for workers aged 21 to 24 increases[…]

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