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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
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Course Aims:

In this CPDcast, Nigel Mackay and Jasime Patel, employment law experts from Leigh Day, discuss the most important changes to employment law. The set out the two measures introduced by the new employment tribunals rules – the sift and preliminary hearings.

They also discuss other essential developments relating to employee shareholders, protected conversations, the unfair dismissal compensation cap and whistleblowing.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Understand the rules regarding preliminary hearings;
  • Know what changes have been made to the rules on preliminary hearings;
  • Have considered the impact of the changes to the rules on preliminary hearings in practice;
  • Know the reasons for the introduction of employee shareholders;
  • Understand what employee shareholding involves;
  • Be aware of the various protections available to employees who are offered shareholding;
  • Understand the new rules regulating whistleblowing;
  • Know what pre-termination negotiations are;
  • Have considered the new rules regarding pre-termination negotiations and how they have been implemented;
  • Be aware of the new cap on unfair dismissal.
Level:
General Interest Difficulty: 2 of 5
Classification:
Market Update / Hot Topic
Sources and References:
  • ACAS - Code of Practice – Disciplinary and Grievance Procedures - http://www.acas.org.uk/?articleid=2174;
  • Anyanwu and another v South Bank Students’ Union and another [2001] ITLR 305;
  • Employment Rights Act 1996;
  • Employment Tribunals (Constitution and Rules of Procedure) Regulations 2013;
  • Ezsias v North Glamorgan NHS Trust [2007] EWCA Civ 330;
  • Unfair Dismissal (Variation of the Limit of Compensatory Award) Order 2013.
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In this CPDcast, Nigel Mackay and Jasmine Patel, employment law experts from Leigh Day, discuss some of the most important developments in employment law and the impact the changes have had in practice.

NEW! TRANSCRIPT INCLUDED IN ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Date Recorded:30th September 2013

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