Employment Edit - what's new in employment law

Key employment law changes in April 2014; Acas publishes guidance on early conciliation; Home Office publishes guidance on race discrimination; UNISON seeks permission to appeal High Court decision.

10 April 2014

Welcome to Employment Edit, our pick of the key developments in employment law from the last couple of weeks:

  • The beginning of April always brings with it a number of important employment law changes – see our guide to the key changes for details of what’s new.
  • Acas has published a new leaflet, Early Conciliation explained, which explains how the early conciliation procedure is going to work.
  • The Home Office has just published a draft Code of Practice to help employers avoid unlawful race discrimination when carrying out pre-employment immigration checks.
  • UNISON is seeking permission to appeal the High Court's decision to refuse their judicial review challenge to employment tribunal fees. Watch this space for updates.

If you would like more information, or specific advice, please contact Roger Bull, or get in touch with your usual Burges Salmon contact.

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