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On 29th July 2013, the law is changing so that evidence of "pre-termination negotiations" is inadmissible in ordinary unfair dismissal proceedings unless there has been "improper behaviour".   Pre-termination negotiations means any offer made or discussions held, before the termination of the employment in question, with a view to it being terminated on terms agreed between the employer and the employee. The Government’s intention is to give employers greater protection when offering settlement agreements outside the context of litigation. All forms of...

Employers don’t like harassment claims. The first reason is that employers expect that a tribunal will usually prefer the perception and injured feelings of a claimant over an objective analysis by an employer.  So employers feel that the chips are stacked against them.  However a recent case has shown again that this expectation isn’t necessarily so, and that the context of any alleged harassment matters.  This will be welcome news for employers and should be a warning to speculative claimants. The second...