Good practice vital for employers in managing tribunal claims

In July, the Supreme Court ruled that employment tribunal claim fees were unlawful, and now it's been confirmed that an ex-employee has been granted an extension of time to pursue their out-of-date unfair dismissal claim, on...

Apprenticeships at Ashtons Legal

Since April this year, any employer with a pay bill of over £3m has been required by the Government to pay the Apprenticeship Levy. A standalone company will have to pay 0.5% of their annual pay bill, but will have a levy all...

Tribunal fees Supreme Court Ruling

The Supreme Court has today decided the case of R (on the application of UNISON) v Lord Chancellor. Unison challenged the rules in relation to tribunal fees introduced in July 2013 which required workers in the UK to pay: a f...

Stripping it back to understand dress codes

This summer has seen dress codes being re-written by Royalty, MPs and now the Anglican church, leaving many wondering where they stand in the workplace.First, the Queen conducted the State Opening of Parliament in a hat and c...