dispute resolution

Small Businesses Need Protection in Dispute Resolution

The Forum of Private Business is calling on the Government to protect small businesses against employees who exploit employment laws to make ‘vexatious claims’ against them. Based on its Employment Panel research, in addition to 2008-09 employment tribunal statistics and data from the Civil Mediation Council (CMC), the Forum estimates that there are approximately 1,900,000 workplace disputes in the UK every year. As part of its new Get Britain Trading campaign, the Forum is calling for more flexibility for smaller employers in order to free them to create jobs and drive economic growth. Responding to the Government’s ‘resolving workplace disputes’ consultation, the not-for-profit organisation is highlighting the results of its latest Employment Law member panel survey. According to the For... »

acas - Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service

Boost for Dispute Resolution

The Dispute Resolution system gets a much-needed £37 million pound boost. »