Archive: Jun 2013

  • Settlement Agreements, the new name for Compromise Agreements

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     From the summer, compromise agreements shall no longer be known as compromise agreements! Their new name shall be Settlement Agreements.  The name change has been brought about by a Code of Practice (Settlement Agrements Code) which shall be in force from this summer (the exact date has yet to be confirmed).  The Code will;  Provide […]

  • The new Tribunal Rules

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      The new Tribunal rules will come into force on 29th July 2013. Claims issued on or after this date are subject to an issue fee which shall be either;   £160 for Type A claims (simple claims such as holiday pay and unlawful deductions claims) £250 for Type B claims (unfair dismissal, discrimination etc). […]