Tesco Equal Pay Claim

It has been reported that Law firm, Leigh Day, has begun the ACAS Early Conciliation process against Tesco on behalf of almost 100 female shop assistants claiming equal pay. The commencement of the ACAS Early Conciliation process is required before…

New Compensation Limits from 6 April 2018

Increases to compensation limits and minimum payments relating to employment matters have just been announced. The increases will take effect from 6 April 2018 and where the “appropriate date” for the particular claim, for example, the dismissal for unfair dismissal…

Mike Fox, Slater Heelis, President of Altrincham and Sale Chamber of Commerce

Altrincham and Sale Chamber of Commerce installs new President

The Altrincham and Sale Chamber of Commerce has installed Mike Fox as their 107th President. The Chamber’s Patron, Mayor Cllr Jonathan Coup, carried out the ceremony at the New Year lunch at The Belmore, Sale on Friday 2 February. Mike…

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Time’s Up for Inequality

Following publication in the Observer of an open letter signed by 190 British and Irish actors demanding an end to tolerance of sexual harassment, violence, abuse and discrimination, both in the entertainment sector and across industry and society as a…

Update on Pimlico Plumbers Case

The Supreme Court has started hearing the case of Pimlico Plumbers Limited (“Pimlico”) and Another v Smith. Mr Smith originally brought a Tribunal claim against Pimlico after he suffered a heart attack and claimed that he was subsequently dismissed by…

Protected Conversations

Unless either party has behaved improperly, s.111A Employment Rights Act 1996 operates to protect pre-termination discussions between employer and employee from being referred to by either party in any subsequent unfair dismissal claim in the Employment Tribunal. However, the EAT…

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Slater Heelis Launch New Personal Injury Package for Cyclists

A Manchester law firm has launched a new personal injury service exclusively for cyclists. Slater Heelis will provide free legal expenses insurance to all cyclists who have suffered an injury through no fault of their own, to remove any of…

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