Employment and discrimination News

Part-time music teacher wins landmark Court of Appeal case confirming the method of calculating holiday pay for ‘part-year’ workers

Music teacher Lesley Brazel, supported by the Incorporated Society of Musicians (ISM) and ARAG who provide legal expenses insurance to the ISM’s members, turned to Nottinghamshire law firm Hopkins Solicitors LLP and counsel Charlotte Hadfield, Lachlan Wilson, and Mathew Gullick from 3PB, to bring her holiday pay claim to court. Mrs Brazel, who was employed […]

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Part-time music teacher wins landmark Court of Appeal case for better holiday pay

Music teacher Lesley Brazel, supported by the Incorporated Society of Musicians (ISM) and their legal expenses insurers ARAG, turned to Nottinghamshire law firm Hopkins Solicitors LLP and counsel Lachlan Wilson and Mathew Gullick from 3PB to bring her holiday pay claim discrimination case to court. For more details click here .

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Enhanced protection from redundancy for pregnant women and new parents – Joseph England explains the changes announced

The government has announced changes as part of its Good Work Plan that will provide protection from redundancy dismissals being extended to 6 months after a mother has returned to work. In addition, the government intend to extend redundancy protection for those taking adoption and shared parental leave, alongside the current protection available to new […]

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Employment Law: five government consultations launched this month - Joseph England explains

The start of the summer break and the end of Theresa May’s tenure has marked a bumper launch of consultations by the government. Such consultations can be very insightful as to future developments and trends that will subsequently appear in legislation. Joseph England explains about five consultations launched in the field of employment and discrimination […]

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A practical guide to ET preparation and procedure: Stephen Wyeth gives talk for the ELA

Last month fee paid Employment Judge and employment law specialist, Stephen Wyeth gave a talk for the Cardiff ELA to an audience of employment law solicitors.   The talk entitled “Employment Tribunal Hearings: preparation and procedure – a practical guide” was, by its namesake, a very practical course focusing on tactics and tips for bringing and […]

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Mark Green appears in Court of Appeal on two separate appeals, including on an important case about limitation and time limits

On 25 July Mark Green appeared in the Court of Appeal on two separate appeals, led by Timothy Brennan QC. The first appeal looked at when the 6 year limitation deadline imposed by the Limitation Act 1980 would apply in the context of an unlawful deduction of wages claim for sums owing under the national minimum […]

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Mark Green promoted to the Attorney-General's B Panel of Counsel to the Crown

Chambers is delighted to announce Mark Green's promotion to the Attorney-General’s London B Panel for a period of five years commencing on 2nd September 2019. Chambers currently has five other members on the Attorney-General’s civil panels. They are: London A Panel: Mathew Gullick, William Hansen London B Panel: Richard Wheeler, Caroline Stone Regional Panel B: […]

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3PB employment barrister Simon Tibbitts appears for MOD in race discrimination claim

Simon Tibbitts has just finished a 10 day hearing in London Central Employment Tribunal that has received widespread media attention. The trial has been reported in the Telegraph, Guardian, BBC News and the Independent amongst others. Simon appeared on behalf of the Ministry of Defence defending claims of racial harassment and discrimination brought by two […]

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