New resource for employment lawyers now available
30th April 2021
3PB's Employment and Discrimination group bring you a new resource for employment lawyers designed to bring a host of useful news, case analyses, videos and podcasts together in one place.
Do visit the employment law resource centre here and look out for regular updates.
Equal pay claim of Asda v Brierley: is it time for large employers to undertake a widespread review of their pay structures?
Supreme Court Judgment on the Equal Pay claim of Asda Stores Ltd v Brierley – Is it a ‘watershed moment’ as some commentators have suggested or purely a clarification of existing principles? Simon Tibbitts, employment law specialist at 3PB Barristers provides his analysis and commentary on the Judgment of the Supreme Court which was handed down last Friday, 26th March 2021. The case provides clarity on the approach and principles to be adopted when dealing...Continue reading
Craig Ludlow analyses the Supreme Court’s judgment in Uber and examines its likely potential scope and impact on the issue of employment status in the future
Craig Ludlow, who heads 3PB’s Employment & Discrimination Law Group, analyses the Supreme Court’s judgment in Uber and examines its likely potential scope and impact on the issue of employment status in the future. To read his full briefing on the Uber employment status case, click here. View Craig Ludlow's profile here. The article will feature in this month's newsletter produced by 3PB's Employment and Discrimination Group. If you would like to discuss this article...Continue reading
Media criticism of the Employment Tribunal system receives backlash from employment law community
The start of the month was greeted by an article from The Times entitled “Tribunal system chaos: No experience necessary to be a judge in hearings free-for-all”. This provocative title aptly summarises the wide-ranging criticism made within of the Employment Tribunal system, extending to attacks on Judges as being insufficient qualified and experienced. There followed a similar article on 18 February from the politically aligned Daily Mail entitled “'You can't sack me - I'll sue':...Continue reading
Public Sector Exit Payment Cap Revoked
On 12 February 2021 the Government announced that the Public Sector Exit Payments Regulations 2020 are to be revoked. The Regulations imposed a £95,000 cap on public sector exit payments and had been introduced just a few months earlier in November 2020 before now being abandoned. The Regulations had faced widespread criticism when introduced and their revocation is seen as a belated acceptance of the problems initially highlighted by the employment law community. A Treasury...Continue reading