Want to talk to an expert employment law solicitor?

You'll receive a callback from a specialist within an hour

hmctsA round-up of links to stories about employment tribunal rulings reported in the week beginning 9 September 2013, including a man who has succeeded in her claim in the Employment Tribunal for disability discrimination, a former town clerk who has dropped her Employment Tribunal claim and four trade union officials who have won their Employment Tribunal claims against their union

  1. Employment Tribunal finds AA guilty of disability discrimination – An Employment Tribunal has found that the AA subjected an employee to disability discrimination by failing to make reasonable adjustments which would have allowed him to maintain his standard of work at the business (GMBAA)
  2. Turning Point in Tribunal after sacking IT director – A former IT director at Turning Point, a substance abuse charity, is taking the charity to an Employment Tribunal after she was sacked for gross misconduct after the charity recruited someone into a newly-created interim role above her (Civil Society)
  3. Former town clerk drops tribunal fight – A former Kirkbymoorside town clerk has dropped her Employment Tribunal case against the town council. Sally Brown was sacked by the town council in May 2012 after reportedly walking out of a meeting the previous month (Gazette & Herald)
  4. Doctor prepares for another round in Employment Tribunal claim against hospital trust – A whistleblowing heart doctor is preparing for the latest round in his Employment Tribunal with the hospital trust that he was sacked from last year after the hospital trust won the right to review the default judgment he was awarded (Your Local Guardian)
  5. Sacked charity shop worker plans to sue former employer over unpaid wages – A sacked charity shop worker is planning to sue his employer for unfair dismissal and unpaid wages after he was dismissed from British Red Cross earlier this year (This is Staffordshire)
  6. Howell’s School, Denbigh: Dismissed Bernie Routledge awarded £217,000 – A former head teacher of a private girls’ school in Denbighshire has been awarded £216,898 for unfair dismissal. Bernie Routledge, from Gwernaffield near Mold, and his former partner Helen Price took action against Howell’s School in Denbigh in March (BBC)
  7. £49,000 for union activists branded racist over ‘wise monkeys’ pamphlet – Four senior trade union officials have been awarded nearly £50,000 damages after being accused by bosses of racism over a “three wise monkeys” leaflet. Unison members Onay Kasab, Glenn Kelly, Suzanne Muna and Brian Debus denied the claims and won their case at an employment tribunal (Evening Standard)
  8. Hartlebury woman makes ‘disability discrimination’ compensation claim – A woman has made a claim for disability discrimination to the Employment Tribunal after she claimed that she had been bullied and harassed by a line manager because of her sex (The Kidderminster Shuttle)
  9. RMT wins key victory in Employment Tribunal over victimisation of Serco Barclays “Boris Bikes” activist – Transport Union RMT has won a victory in the Employment Tribunal over Serco after a worker claimed that he was unfairly dismissed and victimized by the company over his trade union activities (RMT)
  10. Mother-of-two teaching assistant who posted Facebook picture of herself drinking from a phallic-shaped straw wins £16k payout after being ‘unfairly dismissed’ – A primary school teacher has won her claim for unfair dismissal in the Employment Tribunal after she was sacked last year for allegedly swearing in the playground and over a number of Facebook photos posted online (The Mail Online)

About

Redmans Employment Team deal with employment matters for both employers and employees, including drafting employment contracts and policies, advising employers and employees on compromise agreements, handling day-to-day HR issues, advising on restructures, and handling Employment Tribunal cases for both employers and employees Call 020 3397 3603 to speak to one of the members of our employment team or email us on enquiries@redmans.co.uk. Redmans have offices in Richmond, Chiswick, Hammersmith, Fulham, Kingston, Wimbledon, Ealing, Kings Cross and Marylebone (meetings strictly by appointment only).

Want to talk to an expert employment law solicitor?

You'll receive a callback from a specialist within an hour

Share →

Our awards

Request a callback

Your name

Your email

Your telephone number

Contact us

Please feel free to discuss your own position and concerns. Contact your nearest office on:

T: 020 3397 3603
E: enquiries@redmans.co.uk
W: www.redmans.co.uk

Testimonials

4.63 Average

30 Reviews

Anonymous

Immediate response to my initial enquiry. Very clear throughout the whole process and thorough and great communication which worked really well during quite a stressful time. Chris Hadrill was extremely helpful and made me feel at ease.

Posted 1 month ago

Nick D

I received a very professional service from Chris. The advice given really helped to leave me comfortable to sign the settlement agreement following my redundancy. Would be happy to recommend your services to others.

Posted 1 month ago

Anonymous

Excellent service from initial contact to deliverables.

Posted 2 months ago

Virginia K

Yes, Chris Hadrill answered all my questions and I feel more confident with my current situation

Posted 2 months ago

Anonymous

Chris Hadrill was referred to me my a friend of mine. I found the service to be efficient, quick and like Chris's direct approach to my work. Well done and thank you Chris!

Posted 2 months ago

Andy W

Very prompt & structured service that helped put my mind at rest at a difficult time

Posted 2 months ago

Anonymous

I have found Redmans to be very helpful, diligant and thoroughly professional when dealing with them, plus they gone that extra mile for me !

Posted 2 months ago

Anonymous

Thank you to Chris Hadrill at Redmans for his assistance in settling my case. I contacted him at the very last minute and he was happy to help me and managed to get everything done on time and in a very professional manner. I will definitely be happy to work with him again .

Posted 2 months ago

Redman's provided excellent legal employment advice for me during a difficult time in my employment. Chris was my lawyer, super efficient, quick, reliable and clearly very experienced in the matter. Could not ask for a better law firm to deal with your query if you are in need of some help. Would definitely use them again in the future. Highly recommending Chris.

Posted 6 months ago

Steven

Chris Hadrill was very professional and responsive. I would highly recommend him

Posted 6 months ago

Dinah

Very Efficient, with very quick email reply’s. I had a matter that needed resolving within a very short space of time and Redmans Solicitors were great with dealing with my matter quickly.

Posted 6 months ago

Ankar

At Redmans the solicitor that was dealing with me was Chris. He dealt with my situation smoothly with clear guidance and explanation

Posted 6 months ago

Anonymous

Clear, concise advice and guidance delivered by an experienced and very capable solicitor, within the timelines required

Posted 7 months ago

Anonymous

Very efficient service. I never had to wIt for more than a day for a reply to any of my queries and the matter was dealt with swiftly.

Posted 7 months ago

Anonymous

Very timely, thorough and helpful advice. Friendly and considerate of the needs of the client

Posted 7 months ago

Anonymous

Very prompt and attention to detail. Thank you for the service

Posted 7 months ago

Chris

Couldn’t be happier with how Redmans successfully handled our seemingly tricky case. By being clear and detailed every step of the way, with the utmost professionalism and courtesy, they made it an informative and eye-opening process, taking the stress out of the situation and ultimately delivered what you would want from such a service. I fully appreciate everything they have done, and if I am ever in need of such services in the future, they will be the first number I contact. Excellent.

Posted 7 months ago

Anonymous

Excellent work delivered with great quality

Posted 7 months ago

Dominic

Chris Hadrill was a great help both in terms of his advice and his expertise. He explained my options to me clearly and concisely enabling me to quickly make the right decision for me in the circumstance. I would not hesitate to recommend Chris or Redmans to friends or colleagues, and would certainly make Redmans my first port of call should I require a similar service in the future.

Posted 7 months ago

Kurt

Redmans gave excellent advice and helped me understand everything in clear concepts. Thank you!

Posted 7 months ago

Anonymous

Resolved my issues

Posted 7 months ago