Recruiters urged to rethink testing after tribunal win

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Recruiters urged to rethink testing after tribunal win The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has ruled that a candidate for a job with Asperger’s syndrome was discriminated against when doing a Situational Judgement Test (SJT).   The applicant, Terri Brookes, was among thousands of applicants for just 35 vacancies at The Government Legal Service (GLS) and… Continue reading

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Tribunal win ‘shows dangers of not respecting retirement wishes’

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Tribunal win ‘shows dangers of not respecting retirement wishes’ An accountant who was pushed into retirement against their wishes has received £182,000 for age discrimination from a tribunal. John peters, from Liverpool, argued that Rock Oil had unfairly dismissed him in an attempt to make the 69 year old retire from his position at the… Continue reading

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Statutory redundancy pay to increase from 6 April 2017

____         The maximum amount of statutory redundancy pay and the limit on the amount employment tribunals can award for unfair dismissal increases from 6th April 2017.     Employers that dismiss through redundancy must pay those with two years’ service an amount based on their weekly pay, length of service and age.… Continue reading

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