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  • Date:
    22 May 2024
    Type:
    Commentary and insights

    Minimum service levels - what are they and what does the future hold?

    In July 2023, the Strikes (Minimum Service Levels) Act 2023 came into force. This legislation gives the Government the power to make regulations to introduce minimum service levels (MSLs) where strikes take place in "relevant services". To date, MSL regulations are in place for passenger rail, ambulance, border control, and fire and rescue services, with regulations awaited for key hospital, education and nuclear decommissioning and radioactive waste management services.

  • Type:
    Quick reference

    Compensation - injury to feelings

    Updated to reflect an increase to the Vento bands, for claims presented on or after 6 April 2024. 

  • Date:
    15 April 2024
    Type:
    Podcasts and webinars

    Podcast: Navigating conflicts of belief in the workplace

    International and domestic politics, issues of gender and sexuality: people disagree about lots of things. Understandably, many organisations worry about the impact of controversial beliefs being expressed in the workplace. In this edition of the podcast, employment law specialist Darren Newman joins us to discuss how organisations can navigate conflicts of belief in the workplace.

  • Type:
    Quick reference

    Maximum unfair dismissal compensation award - historical data

    Updated to reflect an increase in the maximum unfair dismissal compensatory award, with effect from 6 April 2024. 

  • Type:
    Quick reference

    Compensation - dismissal

    Updated to reflect an increase in the basic and compensatory awards for unfair dismissal claims, with effect from 6 April 2024. 

  • Type:
    Quick reference

    Compensation - pay and statutory payments

    Updated to take into account the increase in the cap on a week's pay with effect from 6 April 2024. 

  • Type:
    Quick reference

    Maximum amount of a week's pay

    Updated to reflect the increase in the cap on a week's pay, with effect from 6 April 2024. 

  • Type:
    Quick reference

    Award limits and amounts payable under employment legislation 2024/25

    Updated in reflect the increase in award limits and amounts payable, effective from 6 April 2024.

  • Type:
    Employment law guide

    Automatic unfair dismissal

    Updated to reflect the increase in compensation limits in cases of unfair dismissal, effective from 6 April 2024.

  • Type:
    Employment law guide

    Unfair dismissal

    Updated to take into account increases in employment tribunal award limits, in force from 6 April 2024. 

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