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Listen and pass the quiz: Gain 1 CPD point (60 minutes)
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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
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Course Aims:

This CPDcast series aims to discuss the issues surrounding press and publicity in Employment Tribunals. Part One looks at the Open Justice Principle and the key restrictions of the media. Part Two examines Restricted Reporting Orders, the Tradition Ruling and Register Deletion Orders

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Understand what a Restricted Reporting Order entails;
  • Know what temporary RROs involve;
  • Know how TRROs differ to full RROs;
  • Understand the problematic issues arising from the automatic termination of RROs;
  • Know how RROs may be made in cases involving allegations of sexual misconduct;
  • Understand how RROs may be made in cases involving disability;
  • Understand the criteria governing the making of an RRO in a sexual misconduct case;
  • Know the ruling in the Associated Newspapers Ltd v London (North) Industrial Tribunal [1988];
  • Know the Tradition case;
  • Understand the rules surrounding Register Deletion Orders;
  • Understand the key aspects of anonymity orders;
  • Understand the ruling in X v Stevens [2003];
  • Know the ruling B and C v A (2009).
Level:
Intermediate Difficulty: 3 of 5
Classification:
Introduction
Legislative Updates
Practical Guide
Sources and References:
  • The Employment Tribunals Act 1996;
  • Tradition Securities & Futures SA v Times Newspaper Ltd [2009] IRLR 354;
  • Dalles McMillan v A, EAT 8/1/08;
  • Associated Newspapers Ltd v London (North) Industrial Tribunal [1988] IRLR 569;
  • M v Vincent [1998] ICR 73;
  • Leicester University v A [1999] IRLR 352;
  • X v Stevens [2003] IRLR 411;
  • J v DLA, UKEAT/0555/09/RN.

In this two part CPDcast series, James Laddie, a barrister at Matrix Chambers discusses press and publicity in Employment Tribunals.

Part one examined the general common law rules surrounding court proceedings and reporting, the open justice principle, the influence of the Human Rights Act and the key restrictions on the media. James concluded the podcast by examining the general rule in public hearings of employment tribunals and the rule 16 exceptions.

In this part he discusses Restricted Reporting Orders, the Tradition Ruling, Register Deletion Orders and finally anonymity orders.

Podcast last reviewed: 2012-01-30

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