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High Court Success – MHPS and breach of contract claims

29th November 2018

High Court Success – MHPS and breach of contract claims We are delighted to have successfully supported our client in its defence of a breach of contract claim in the High Court. The Judgment in the case of Dr AnilRead more ›

The Price of Justice

21st November 2018

Tribunal fees – down but not out? On 27th July 2017 the Supreme Court ruled employment Tribunal fees (introduced in July 2017) as unlawful. It was persuaded by UNISON that the fees prevented thousands of employees from getting justice (particularlyRead more ›

LBD appointed to NHS SBS Framework for provision of legal services

22nd August 2018

LBD appointed to NHS SBS Framework for provision of legal services We are delighted to announce that we have been appointed to participate in the NHS SBS Framework Agreement for the provision of employment law services. The LBD team, isRead more ›

Are you a GDPR Ostrich?

24th May 2018

Are you a GDPR Ostrich?  “We’re sorry to see you go”    “The Law is Changing”    “We’ll miss you!” “Act now to keep receiving amazing offers” You can’t have failed to miss the persistent reminders that GDPR is coming in toRead more ›

3rd August 2017

The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has handed down the latest in a long line of cases regarding the thorny issue of holiday pay. Recent cases have clarified that compulsory and non-guaranteed overtime (over time that must be worked where required)Read more ›

IBD – New Signing

      Our team of expert practitioners providing specialist HR investigation services to the NHS is expanding. Danielle Oliver has joined Investigations by design as a Senior Investigator. Danielle is a non-practising solicitor with extensive experience in employment lawRead more ›

EMPLOYMENT TRIBUNAL FEES RULED UNLAWFUL BY SUPREME COURT!!!!

26th July 2017

In a ground breaking decision, the Supreme Court has ruled this morning that the Employment tribunal fees introduced by the government in 2013 are unlawful. The consequence of this decision is that from today the fees will no longer beRead more ›

Discrimination: Incompetent investigation invites incorrect inferences

23rd March 2017

Discrimination:  Incompetent investigation invites incorrect inferences   In the case of The Chief Constable of Kent Constabulary v Mr A Bowler the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) considered an issue that we regularly witness, where a poorly handled grievance investigation evolved intoRead more ›

International Women’s Day: A Gender Apart

8th March 2017

As we celebrate International Women’s Day here at the By Design Group HQ, we thought that a timely reminder may be useful to employers that the new gender pay reporting obligations come into force next month. Following significant consultation, theRead more ›

The Disciplinary Process

7th March 2017

How to conduct investigations, disciplinaries and appeals The investigation, disciplinary/dismissal hearing and appeal hearing are three crucial stages of any disciplinary process.  In particular, your approach to these stages will often be critical in preventing employees succeeding with any employmentRead more ›

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