Constructive dismissal - imposing a pay cut

June 2018

Employees often bring constructive dismissal claims based on a breach of the implied term of trust and confidence. An employer must not behave in a way which damages trust and confidence without 'reasonable and proper cause'.

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Variations of contract

June 2018

How easy is it for an employer to impose a pay freeze?

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Extension of time to lodge an employment tribunal claim

June 2018

There are strict time limits for lodging tribunal claims, but a tribunal can extend time in certain limited circumstances. What if an employee lodges their claim form late because of poor advice?

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Discrimination on the grounds of religion and race

June 2018

On the face of it, asking a Muslim employee if they promote Islamic State (IS) might seem discriminatory, but a recent case showed that the courts will look at the background to the comments and the reasons they were made before making a decision.

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Payslips

June 2018

All workers, even those in the gig economy, will be entitled to an itemised payslip.

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