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I am being made redundant at work. What will my redundancy payment be?

27th April 2012
Introduction You are entitled to statutory redundancy pay if you have two year continuous service. The amount will be determined on the basis of: Your age; Your weekly pay; and Duration of continuous service. Your emp... Read >
Author: Clark_Taylor

When an ET1 Arrives; Preparing to Defend an Employment Tribunal Claim

05th December 2011
Unless you’re a solicitor, the arrival of an ET1 (tribunal claim) does tend to cast a gloom over the morning ….Employment tribunal claims have risen considerably in recent years. In the current climate contractual variations and redundancy dismissals are ... Read >
Author: KateRussell

Santander UK causes £2.8m Damage to Employee

06th May 2010
Allegations of race discrimination appear to have stuck on Santander UK in a high-profile legal battle that has made UK history on a number of accounts. Santander UK is the UK bank previously known as Abbey National and taken over in 2004 by Emilio Bot... Read >
Author: Simon King

Unethical Behaviour Drivers from Emilio Botin Abbey Grupo Santander banking UK retail bank

05th November 2009
The high profile Employment Tribunal (ET) case Chagger v Abbey National plc & Hopkins (2006) highlights some of the drivers of unethical corporate behaviour. The ET that heard the case found unfairness and race discrimination; it ordered Abbey Banco Santa... Read >
Author: Simon King

Ethical Behaviour Risk Factors lessons from Emilio Botin Abbey Santander 2009

17th September 2009
Some of the factors that increase the risk of unethical behaviour in organisations are illustrated by the high-profile legal case Chagger v Abbey National plc & Hopkins (2006), in which the Employment Tribunal made a finding of unlawful racial discriminat... Read >
Author: Simon King

Importance of RR65 Race Relations Act Questionnaire demonstrated by Banco Santander Group

31st July 2009
The importance of the Race Relations Act Questionnaire RR65 is highlighted by the high-profile Chagger v Abbey National plc & Hopkins (2006) UK legal case, where the Employment Tribunal made a finding of race discrimination, which subsequently led to the ... Read >
Author: Simon King

Redundancy Selection Procedure Lessons from the Santander Banking Group

21st July 2009
A stark reminder that selecting an employee for redundancy with an unfair and/or discriminatory redundancy selection procedure can leave the employer exposed to allegations of unfairness and discrimination from the employee is provided by the high-profile... Read >
Author: Simon King

Suing Your Employer: The Uphill Battle

04th July 2009
The intense struggle employees, who have suffered employment related discrimination, can expect to experience when challenging a powerful employer is somewhat illustrated by the high-profile legal case Chagger v Abbey National plc & Hopkins (2006). The Em... Read >
Author: Simon King

Appeal Stages and Court Structure in Employment Disputes

23rd June 2009
The high-profile Chagger v Abbey National plc & Hopkins [2006] legal case, where the Employment Tribunal's verdict of race discrimination led to the record £2.8 million compensation award, is due to be heard by the Court of Appeal next month (July 2009).... Read >
Author: Simon King

Proving Race Discrimination in Employment

11th June 2009
Direct race discrimination is when an organisation (or an employee of the organisation) treats a person less favourably than someone else on racial grounds. Proving direct race discrimination is not trivial. The burden of proof is on the employee alleging... Read >
Author: Simon King
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