TITLE

WHAT'S IN THE BILL

PUB. DATE
November 2008
SOURCE
People Management;11/13/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 23, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article reports on the passage of an employment bill by the British Parliament in November 2008. The bill repeals the 2004 statutory dispute procedures and installs a new framework to encourage early settlements. Pat McFadden, minister for employment relations, said the changes to the legislation will save employers valuable time and money.
ACCESSION #
35654285

 

Related Articles

  • HEAD-TO-HEAD Dispute resolution.  // Employers Law;Jun2008, p10 

    The article focuses on the proposed Simplification of Employment Bill in Great Britain. According to Centre for Dispute Resolution director Fiona Colquhoun, the incorporation of mediation into the legislation is seen as a positive move because it is a flexible process where an independent person...

  • EMPLOYMENT LAW TIMETABLE.  // Employers Law;Jul/Aug2008, p9 

    The article presents a timetable for changes in employment law in Great Britain occurring in October 2008 and April 2009. It notes that minimum wage rates would experience an increase come October 1. Amendments to the Sex Discrimination Act 1975 effective October 5 will narrow the extent to...

  • NEWS IN BRIEF.  // Venulex Legal Summaries;2010 Q1, Special section p05 

    This section offers news briefs on employment law in Great Britain, including the government making a decision on the default retirement age in summer 2010, publication of the government's response to fit note consultation and a research on the use of alternative disputes resolution for labor...

  • Will new dispute resolution rules prove as cumbersome as the old? Spencer, Simeon // People Management;5/15/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 10, p42 

    The article addresses the changes in the Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service (ACAS)-driven system of workplace dispute resolution in Great Britain. The ACAS guidelines that informed the conduct of disputes were effective, and fitted in well with the concept of procedural fairness in...

  • EMPLOYMENT LAW TIMETABLE.  // Personnel Today;11/18/2008, p11 

    The article offers information on the dates of implementation of several labor laws in Great Britain. The Employment Tribunals, Constitution and Rules of Procedure amendment Regulations 2008 will come into force from December 1, 2008. Parts of the Employment Act 2008 will be effective from April...

  • Number of tribunals falling.  // People Management;Oct2016, p19 

    The article discusses statistics released by the Great Britain Ministry of Justice which reveal that the number of employment tribunal claims declined in the second quarter of 2016 as compared to the same time period in 2015, and it mentions data on British dispute resolution claims.

  • 'Use free web advice before paying for lawyers.'.  // People Management;8/21/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 17, p8 

    The article offers information on the Employing People campaign of Great Britain's Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform. The campaign aims to save firms £365 million in legal bills by promoting online tools and guides provided by Business Link. Pat McFadden, employment...

  • Crack down on rogue bosses.  // PrintWeek (Haymarket Business Publications Ltd);8/15/2008, p8 

    The article reports on the crackdown launched by the British government against rogue employers who are abusing employment laws. According to Employment Relations Minister Pat McFadden, there are employers in the labor market who do not treat employees the right way. McFadden added that there...

  • Response to consultation on employment tribunal rules published.  // Employers Law;Apr2013, p4 

    The article reports the proposed changes drafted by the British government in response to a review of employment tribunal rules in March 2013, which are designed to reduce pressure on the system and expected to be enforced in summer 2013, pending approval by the British Parliament.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sign out of this library

Other Topics