Employment Tribunal

Sandi Toksvig Takes The Tories To Task

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 15.10.2015 | UK

Sandi Toksvig has slammed the Conservatives over employment tribunal fees, claiming they send “a message to bosses that it’s safe to discriminate,...

The Tory Chairman Is Very Confused Over The Minimum Wage

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 30.01.2015 | UK Politics

Tory chairman Grant Shapps seemed to suggest he both supported the minimum wage and wanted it scrapped, after being asked whether he agreed with new ...

This Holiday Pay Ruling Could Be Worth Thousands Of Pounds To Workers

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Louise Ridley | Posted 17.11.2014 | UK

Around five million people could claim backdated holiday pay after a tribunal ruled that overtime should be taken into account when annual leave is ca...

Parliament Has Spent Over £100,000 Fighting Employment Tribunals

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 02.05.2014 | UK Politics

Update: The House of Commons said it had records of 8 employment tribunal causes involving MPs' staff since May 2010, but refused to disclose any mor...

Richard Tomlinson - England's Bravest Whistleblower

Rita Pal | Posted 29.10.2013 | UK
Rita Pal

American whistleblowers Bradley Manning and Edward Snowden are infamous, but history has largely forgotten Richard Tomlinson - one of the first and br...

Workplace Bullying, Abuse and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder: It's True, Your Boss Can Give You PTSD

Malory Nye | Posted 09.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Malory Nye

Thankfully, the issue of bullying, abuse and harassment at work has become firmly acknowledged in many respects in recent years. The psychological harm this can cause to someone at work is recognised, but it is still rare that such harm is understood in terms of PTSD.

Asa Bennett

‘They've Put A Price On Justice Against Discrimination'

HuffingtonPost.com | Asa Bennett | Posted 30.07.2013 | UK Politics

Pregnant women and ethnic minority employees facing discrimination could be worst hit by a new £1,200 charge for taking their employer to a tribunal,...

Asa Bennett

How Much Must You Now Pay To Sue Your Boss?

HuffingtonPost.com | Asa Bennett | Posted 29.07.2013 | UK Politics

Employees will have to pay £1,200 to take their bosses to employment tribunal, in legal changes that have come into force today. The fee marks th...

MP's 'Relief' After Threesome Allegations Thrown Out by Tribunal

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 06.06.2013 | UK

A Conservative MP has spoken of his family's relief after their lesbian housekeeper had her case for sexual harassment and unfair dismissal unanimousl...

Tory MP Did Not Proposition Lesbian Housekeeper For Threesome, Court Rules

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.06.2013 | UK

A lesbian housekeeper who claimed a Tory MP and his wife tried to persuade her to join in a threesome with them has had her case for sexual harassment...

Former Apprentice Loses Case Against Lord Sugar

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.06.2013 | UK

Stella English, former Apprentice winner, has lost her claim of constructive dismissal against Lord Sugar, the Judicial Office has said. Ms English...

Apprentice Winner 'Is Using The Media To Damage Lord Sugar's Reputation'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.03.2013 | UK

Lord Sugar feels "wronged" that the former Apprentice winner is suing him for constructive dismissal and believes she is trying to damage his reputati...

Lord Sugar Insists Apprentice Winner 'Deluded' And Out 'To Extract Money'

Posted 07.03.2013 | UK

Lord Sugar condemned "claim culture" as he accused a winner of his TV show The Apprentice of lying and taking him to a tribunal "to extract money from...

'If You Think Lord Sugar's S***ing Himself, You're Mistaken'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.03.2013 | UK

Apprentice winner Stella English has told an employment tribunal that Lord Sugar "didn't give a s**t" about her job and told her he was just doing it ...

'I Was An Overpaid Lackey'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.03.2013 | UK

A former winner of the The Apprentice has painted a grim picture of her prized £100,000 job working for Lord Sugar - saying she had been an "overpaid...

Christian Worker Demoted After Anti-Gay Marriage Facebook Post

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.12.2012 | UK

A Christian who was demoted after posting his opposition to gay marriages on Facebook has taken his employer to court. Adrian Smith lost his manage...

Indian Hospital Staff 'Forced To Hand Over Gifts For Time Off'

SWNS | Posted 08.10.2012 | UK

Carillion hospital managers at a Swindon hospital demanded gifts from foreign workers in return for time off, according to claims made in an Employmen...

Sacked For Being Pregnant

PA | Posted 18.09.2012 | UK Universities & Education

An art teacher who was unfairly sacked after becoming pregnant has been awarded a £33,900 payout, a teaching union has said. Rebecca Raven, 32, wa...

Find Out Why Work Stress Is Not Your Boss's Fault

The Huffington Post UK | Ted Thornhill | Posted 17.09.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Do you feel your boss is causing you no end of stress? About to march to HR with a least of grievances? Before you do, it might be worth considerin...

Demythologizing the Pregnant Worker

Rosalind Bragg | Posted 26.09.2012 | UK
Rosalind Bragg

It found that half of all pregnant women in the workplace experience pregnancy discrimination in some form. Of these, 30 000 each year lost their jobs as a result. That's just under 8% of all pregnant women at work who were sacked or harassed out of their employment.

Driver Fired For Feeding Lamb To Labrador Wins Unfair Dismissal Case

PA | Posted 10.07.2012 | UK

A driver sacked by a multimillionaire racehorse owner for feeding a piece of leftover lamb to an ailing Labrador has won a claim for unfair dismissal....

Teacher Sacked For 'Saving' Pupil From Sex Pest Gets Payout

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 22.03.2012 | UK Universities & Education

A deputy headteacher who was sacked for "mistreating" a pupil after she rescued him from a sex pest has received compensation. Deborah Ellis was di...

Cooks, Cleaners And Care Staff Win Landmark Equal Pay Appeal

PA | Posted 29.11.2011 | UK

Cooks, cleaners, caterers and care staff have won a landmark Court of Appeal decision which could pave the way for many more equal pay claims. T...

Osborne To Change Employment Tribunal Law

PA | Posted 30.11.2011 | UK Politics

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- Workers with less than two years' service will be prevented from taking their employers to a tribunal for unfair dismissal under ...