Until summer 2013 a claim to the Employment Tribunal would incur no fee. Now fees are payable and are set according to the nature of the particular claim. The claims are banded into ‘Types ‘A’ and ‘B’. Type A claims are broadly speaking the simpler claims, such as non-payment of wages or statutory redundancy pay. The issue […]
New legislation will empower employment tribunals to impose financial penalties on employers where they breach workers’ rights and there are “aggravating features”. The penalty will be set at one half of the compensation awarded to the employee, up to a maximum of £5,000. In deciding whether to impose a penalty, the tribunal will have to […]
Stokes Partners LLP has continued its investment in IT and recently completed a project to replace it’s existing fleet of desktop PC’s with new ‘thin-client’ workstations capable of running the latest office and legal application software. In addition, the project has enabled the creation of an in-house training and development facility which will be a huge […]
In aid of Macmillan Cancer Support, staff throughout the firm baked and bought cakes to raise much needed funds to help those affected by cancer. The event raised in excess of £117 for the charity, which is a great result.