Employment lawyer William Addis explains how new rules regarding employment disputes are designed to cut red tape and reduce costs.
Between now and April 2014, the government is introducing major changes to the procedures and costs of bringing and defending employment claims in the UK.
Employment lawyer William Addis explains how the changes follow the coalition government’s promise to cut red tape and reduce the cost of employing and having disputes with employees in the UK. The changes follow the recommendations of private equity pioneer Adrian Beecroft and Mr Justice Underhill in their respective reports commissioned by the government.
The changes, which will have a significant effect on both businesses and employees involved in employment disputes, are as follows: