22 Aug 2013

The new law - too good to be true?

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Employment law watch

As of 29 July, employers can enter into confidential negotiations with an employee with the aim of terminating their employment. In other words, evidence of those conversations will be inadmissible in a Court or Tribunal in a similar way to the common law "without prejudice" principle, but without the need for a pre-existing dispute. Conversely, employees are also afforded the same protection if they choose to start the conversation (although that is a lot less common).

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