Article Tag: TUPE

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 »

Wiccan successfully claims for religious discrimination

A “Wiccan” has been successful in her claim of discrimination on the grounds of religion or belief, after she was mocked and later dismissed after swapping her shifts in order to celebrate All Hallows’ Eve. Wicca is a belief system and way of life originating in Ireland, Scotland and Wales, which pre-dates the arrival of… Read more »