Employment Law Weekly News Update – 24 August 2017

In this edition:

• An ET orders a Claimant to pay £3,000 in costs after finding he had acted unreasonably in pursuing a lawyer-derived race discrimination claim, which was an afterthought and which he himself did not believe.
• The Government is still working on ‘detailed arrangements’ to refund employment tribunal fees and there will be no further announcement until September 2017.
• The BEIS have named around 230 employers for underpaying their workers the National Minimum or Living Wage, with one underpaying just over £1.4m to 12,000+ workers.
• The Home Office has published updated guidance on how to carry out right to work checks, why they need to be done and which documents can be used.