January 2014

The Five Most Peculiar Employment Tribunal Cases

January 9, 2014

At Howells Solicitors, we see more than our fair share of employment tribunal cases, from the perspective of both employer and employee. Every case is different and sometimes the industry comes up with something slightly out of the ordinary. Here are some of the most peculiar employment cases of the last few years: Man sacked […]

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Employee’s constructive dismissal claim rejected by Employment Tribunal

January 9, 2014

A former joinery worker has lost his claim in the Employment Tribunal after an Employment Judge ruled that his employers had not breached his contract of employment through their actions. Mr Martin Tiddles worked for MMR Limited – a joinery firm – as a labourer until he resigned from his job on 29 January 2013 […]

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The New Ethical Responsibilities for Modern HR Professionals

January 8, 2014

While background checks may have been customary procedure in your company for years, the use of social media has provided new methods by which you can research prospective candidates. As an HR professional, you are permitted to complete a background check on anyone who applies for your company. However, there are strict guidelines you must […]

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