Tags: unfair dismissals

Tribunal backs teaching assistant with links to sex offender

A teaching assistant who was dismissed from a primary school after refusing to cut ties with her convicted sex offender son has been awarded £28,300 in compensation by a tribunal. Tracy Hodgkinson was sacked from her position at Halifax Primary School in Ipswich in January 2012, claiming she was forced out because the management was…

New plans for employment contract revealed

The Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne has announced plans for a new type of employment contract called an owner-employee. According to the proposal, companies of any size can partake in the new scheme; however it is predominantly intended for fast growing small and medium sized businesses that want to create a flexible workforce. It…