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In a recent case heard before the European Court of Justice, it was decided that the intended mother in a surrogacy arrangement is not entitled to paid maternity leave from her employer.
An announcement has been recently made by Jo Swinson, Employment Relations Minister, that section 16 of the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013 (ERRA 2013) will come into force on 6th April 2014.
A woman has been awarded nearly £5,000 after losing a tooth as a result of poor dental treatment.
The woman sued the dentist after routine root canal treatment and a crown left her tooth so badly broken and infected it had to be removed.
A woman has been awarded £22,000 in compensation after poor dental work resulted in the loss of eight teeth and ongoing painful tooth infection.
The woman sued the dentist after his substandard care left her in need of extensive corrective procedures, including bridges, crowns, dentures and root canal treatments.
An 11-year-old boy who was left disabled after being starved of oxygen at birth has won a £1.3m payout.
And he and his family have also received a public apology from the NHS.
Many of us think “I’m too young” or “nothing is going to happen to me” or “I will address this at a later stage”. However we all know someone who has been subjected to a critical illness, serious accident or a rapid deterioration in health. Should this happen and you’re unable to manage your own affairs it will be too late to appoint a loved one and your affairs will be dealt with by a court. This is why you should think about a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) now.
Under the new law, where an employee successfully claims unfair dismissal the amount of compensatory award they are entitled to receive will be capped at the lower of £74,200 or one year’s gross pay.
From 29th July 2013, Compromise agreements have been replaced by Settlement agreements. However, this is essentially a change in name only and Settlement agreements will remain a legally binding agreement between an
Following changes in employment law, fees are now payable by the Claimant in employment tribunal claims against the employer.
From the 29th July 2013, a party bringing a claim in the employment tribunal or an appeal must pay an ‘issue’ fee.
Pre-termination negotiations became inadmissible in unfair dismissal proceedings following employment law changes on 29 July 2013.
‘Pre-termination negotiations‘ refer to discussions held between the employer and their employee pre-termination of the employment contract with a view to it being terminated on agreed terms.
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