Archive: Mar 2017

  • Company not vicariously liable for violent assault

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    The case of Bellman v Northampton Recruitment Ltd* concerned a company Christmas party that went tragically wrong.  The Christmas party took place in 2011 at a golf club. All employees and their partners were invited and in total 24 people attended.  Following the party about half of the guests continued drinking at a hotel and […]

  • Database of Employment Tribunal Judgments Launched

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    On 18 January 2017 a new database of employment tribunal judgments and orders was launched by HM Courts and Tribunals Service. Prior to this, for the last 40 years, employment tribunal judgments have not been published and only those that are noteworthy have been reported in journals. Judgments of the Employment Appeal Tribunal and higher […]