The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has decided that an employer’s failure to provide an impartial grievance appeal process could amount to a breach of any implied term of trust and confidence between employer and employee and thus form the basis of a constructive dismissal claim.
It is good news that we now live longer, and can look forward to a longer retirement. The latest statistics reveal that on average men can expect to live to 78 years and women to 82 years. However, the chances of remaining healthy and able throughout our retirement and into old age are unfortunately not so good.
The Government’s Business Taskforce has made 30 recommendations to cut EU red tape. The Taskforce reported that the complexity and quantity of employment legislation coming from the EU is preventing job creation as many micro-enterprises are deciding not to employ staff because of the fear of being sued.