What employment law changes lie ahead in 2013?

A significant number of proposals that will directly affect employers and employees in their work practices as well as their legislative rights - will come into force in the next 12 months: employers need to plan in the absence of certainty.

This programme provides a heads-up at employment law changes in 2013.

Key learning points:

  • Withdrawal of Legal Aid from many Employment Law cases in England and Wales
  • Collective redundancy consultation period changes
  • From summer 2013, unsuccessful parties in tribunals will have to reimburse fees paid by the successful party... A fee remission system will operate for those who cannot afford to pay
  • Forthcoming "Employee shareholder" contracts
  • The Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill
  • Revisions in EU Parental Leave Directive regulations

About the contributors

Philip Landau, Guardian employment law expert columnist and Employment Law solicitor and a partner at Landau Zeffertt Weir.

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