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General News, Articles and Information from The POA North of the Border:

22.12.2015

Levy & McRae Newsbrief: December 2015

Review of Employment Law in 2015

This article aims to provide an overview of the most important legislative changes that have taken place during 2015, covering amendments to legislation and some cases that have had a significant impact on its interpretation.

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2015 Autumn Statement and Spending Review: Key Employment Announcements

Key points of interest from the Chancellor of the Exchequer's Autumn Statement to Parliament.

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Discrimination and Time Limits

Can an employment tribunal consider complaints of different types of discriminatory conduct when considering whether there is an act extending over a period? Potentially yes, held the EAT.

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Evidence Submitted to Justice Committee on the Impact of Tribunal Fees

The House of Commons Justice Committee heard evidence on the impact of the introduction of employment tribunal fees - here are some highlights of the responses.

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Bleak Reality of Gender Inequality at Work

The UKCES report, “Opportunities and outcomes in education and work: Gender effects”, examines the impact of gender on a range of education and employment outcomes.

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Interpreter Not Required when a Litigant has Sufficient Command of English

The EAT considers the extent to which an interpreter is required to ensure that a litigant, whose first language is not English, is on an equal footing in the opportunity he has to present his case.

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Discrimination: Less Favourable Treatment and Assessing Compensation

Was an employment tribunal entitled to find that part-time judges of the Residential Property Tribunal had been less favourably treated than their full-time comparators? Yes held the EAT.

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