Quirky and original ways to incentivise staff

February 13th, 2019

A recent report by the University of Warwick found that when employees were happy, productivity increased by 12%. When they were unhappy, productivity fell by 10%. So, happiness is vital to a productive workforce!

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Understanding Whistleblowing

February 4th, 2019

In order to bring a whistleblowing claim, an employee or worker must have disclosed information that they reasonably believe to be ‘in the public interest’ to an appropriate person.

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Food allergies – an issue for employers?

January 30th, 2019

Around ten people in the UK die from food allergies every year. An estimated 44% of British adults have a food allergy, and the number is on the rise; in the 20 years prior to 2012, there was a 615% increase in the rate of hospital admissions for anaphylaxis.

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Immigration Update

January 30th, 2019

Since December last year it has become easier for employers to check migrants’ right to work in the UK.

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Can employers brave the cold? The rights of workers in adverse weather conditions

January 29th, 2019

In this blog, London employment lawyers Joelson look at the rights of workers in adverse weather conditions and how employers can stay on the right side of the law.

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Employment Tribunal Process – Tactics and Tips – Disclosure

January 28th, 2019

In this edition of Joelson’s Employment Tribunal Tactics and Tips series, we look at what happens if the claim continues towards final hearing – the disclosure process and preparing the final hearing bundle.

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Employment Tribunal Process – Tactics and Tips – ACAS

January 28th, 2019

In this edition of Joelson’s Employment Tribunal Tactics and Tips series, we consider the process of ACAS early conciliation and key points that employers should be aware of.

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Employment Tribunal Process – Tactics and Tips – Attacking the Claim

January 28th, 2019

In this edition of Joelson’s Employment Tribunal Tactics and Tips series, we look at the options for employers upon receiving an ET1 claim form.

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Online publication of tribunal decisions: – removal requests

January 26th, 2019

Since February 2017, all tribunal judgments (interim and final) and written reasons (where requested) have been published online (unless there is a restricted reporting order in place).

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Online publication of withdrawal of tribunal claims: a risk to reputation

January 18th, 2019

In times of increased awareness around the reputation of employers, the new online tribunal claims database is the latest in a series of significant developments employers should bear in mind.

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