Throwing in the Towel

In April last year London Central Employment Tribunal unanimously decided that senior Met officers had directly discriminated against, and victimised one of their Chief Inspectors, Mr Denby on grounds of his sex. This week all concerned, including Pattinson & Brewer employment lawyer, Sarah Bains who successfully represented Mr Denby in round 1, go back to…
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New Employment Legislation is in…..

Changes to employment tribunal procedure and the usual statutory rate changes came into effect on or after 6 April 2014. Employment tribunals Individuals who wish to bring a claim at an employment tribunal from 6 May will have to inform Acas (Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service). Instead of filling in an ET1 form and sending…
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Press statement regarding Royal Mail and the CWU members’ ballot

The following statement has just been issued by Pattinson & Brewer:   Pattinson & Brewer is advising the Communications Workers Union on industrial action issues arising from Royal Mail’s plans for privatisation. The CWU is balloting its members about pay, pension and other protections. Head of employment at the firm, Binder Bansel, clarified the legal…
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Employment Lawyers Association response to 'Transparency of lobbying…' etc discussion paper

The Legislative and Policy Committee of the ELA (Employment Lawyers Association) set up a working group under the chairmanship of Paul Statham of Pattinson & Brewer to consider and comment on the discussion paper ”Transparency of Lobbying, Non-Party Campaigning and Trade Union Administration Bill-Certification of Trade Union Membership Details” published by BIS in July 2013.