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Employment weekly highlights—6 September 2018

Employment weekly highlights—6 September 2018
Published on: 06 September 2018
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Employment weekly highlights—6 September 2018
  • In this issue:
  • Employment tribunals
  • Extension of time limit: reasonableness of adviser’s error must be assessed
  • Wasted costs order against legal representative must be supported by evidence
  • Privilege in internal investigations restored
  • Equality
  • Employers failing to collect ethnicity and disability data, report finds
  • New inquiry investigating impact of Legal Aid changes on victims of discrimination
  • TUPE and asset purchases
  • More...

Article summary

This week’s edition of Employment highlights includes: (1) an EAT judgment on extensions of time where there has been an error by solicitors, (2) an EAT decision on the need for wasted costs order to be supported by evidence, (3) a Court of Appeal judgment about claiming legal professional privilege in respect of documents produced during an internal investigation, (4) a report by the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) on the lack of data collected by employers on ethnicity and disability, (5) a new inquiry by the EHRC on the impact of Legal Aid changes on victims of discrimination, (6) an EAT decision providing guidance on the TUPE public administrative functions exception, (7) dates for your diary, (8) updates to our legislation and consultation trackers, and (9) new Q&As. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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