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Employment tribunals have the power to impose a financial penalty against employers that are found to have breached a worker's employment rights where there are “aggravating features” to the breach. The amount of the penalty will normally be 50% of the award, up to a maximum of £5,000.
7 Mar 2016
Every April, new legislation affecting employment rights and responsibilities is introduced. This year, the development receiving the most attention is...
13 Jan 2016
The Government will create a new role of director of labour market enforcement as part of its push to tackle...
4 Jan 2016
A museum was found to have fairly dismissed a worker during a crackdown on persistent lateness at work, after he...
14 Jul 2015
Only three penalties have been imposed against employers for breaching their legal obligations “with aggravating features” since they were brought...
9 Apr 2014
From 6 May 2014, those seeking to bring an employment tribunal claim must first contact Acas so that an attempt at early conciliation can be made...
7 Apr 2014
Employment tribunals can impose financial penalties on losing employers. Mayer Brown’s Chris Fisher and Katherine Fox look at what the...
24 Mar 2014
Every spring, along with warmer weather and lighter evenings, comes the latest instalment of legislative change for employers and 2014...
18 Dec 2013
Employers should start preparing for employment law changes coming into force in 2014, as the year kicks off with amendments to TUPE Regulations in January...