Employment Law Weekly News Update

25th April 2019

In this edition:

• The EAT confirm that a nurse had been constructively dismissed when she resigned in response to the issuing of an informal “improvement notice” in a manner which breached the hospital’s own policy.
• An alleged sexual harassment claim brought by a female investment associate involving alleged unwelcome sexual advances by one of the male executive directors settles for £270,000.
• HM Treasury has started a consultation on the proposed draft regulations implementing the cap of £95,000 on exit payments in the public sector as set out in the Small Business Enterprise and Employment Act 2015.
• Research by the CIPD and Simplyhealth involving 1,078 people professionals shows that 37% of UK businesses have seen an increase in stress-related absence over the last year mainly due to poor management.