Article Tag: Equal pay

Success for Asda Workers in Equal Pay Battle

On 26 March 2021, the Supreme Court (SC) gave its decision in the long running Asda equal pay case, resulting in Asda bosses losing the first stage of their appeal to the Supreme Court in an equal pay claim brought by shop workers. This decision could have far reaching consequences for the retail sector, with… Read more »

Samira Ahmed Wins Equal Pay Case Against BBC

Ms Ahmed brought a claim under s.69 of the Equality Act 2010 after she found out that she was paid £440 per episode of Newswatch and Jeremy Vine was paid £3,000 per episode of Points of View. She argued that they were like work and therefore the only reason for the difference in pay could… Read more »

Employment tribunal fees to increase for certain claims

The Courts and Tribunals Fees (Miscellaneous Amendments) Order 2014 will come into force on 6 April 2014. The main effect of the order is to reclassify certain claims as “Type B” claims, thus attracting higher fees. The purpose of this legislation is to rectify a mistake in the original legislation where the claims were originally… Read more »

Employment tribunal fees to be introduced in 2013

The government intends to introduce a charging structure to the employment tribunal system. Following lengthy consultation these charges are set to commence in the summer of 2013. In 2011 the coalition government announced that it proposed to introduce fees into employment tribunals as part of its drive to reform employment law. Consultation began in the… Read more »