According to a recent survey conducted by the Institute of Fiscal Studies “working mothers have been able to do only one hour of uninterrupted work for every three hours done by men during lockdown”. Whilst this statistic may not be surprising to working mothers, it does raise some important questions as to whether working mothers have been treated less favourably in their employment during the Covid-19 Lockdown.
The Government Covid Vaccination Scheme is, for many, a positive step on the way out of lockdown. However, it can cause difficulties and problems for employees if your employer is requiring you to have a Covid-19 vaccine. If you are dismissed because you have refused the Covid-19 vaccination, there may be potential employment law claims available to you. Please read on for further information.
Entitlements to notice when you are leaving your job can be confusing. Different entitlements apply whether you resign; are made redundant; are dismissed for gross misconduct etc. Add in differences between statutory and contractual entitlements, terms about garden leave and PILON, and it is easy to become confused. This blog hopes to make information about notice entitlements a little clearer. Read on for more information.
At Lincs Law Employment Solicitors we often get enquiries from employees who feel that they are being harassed and bullied at work. Employees don’t always realise that harassment at work has a specific definition. Please read on for further information about when you can bring harassment claims against your employer.
I recently assisted a client in respect of a Settlement Agreement. I did not consider the original Settlement Agreement accurately reflected the compensation my client was due and therefore negotiated on her behalf for a better deal. Please read on for more information about how I was able to increase my client’s compensation.
Here at Lincs Law Employment Solicitors, we have seen an increase in the number of our employee clients being offered a Settlement Agreement. Unfortunately, our clients do not always understand what a Settlement Agreement is and, more importantly, what their rights are. Please read on for more information.
I am always extremely grateful to receive a five-star review from my clients. Please read on to see the full review and a background into how I was able to assist my client from start to finish.
An employer can deduct money from an employee’s salary to pay for training courses in certain circumstances. However, the employer’s right to do this is not always absolute. Please read on for more information on when an employer can deduct money for training costs.
Whenever we receive an initial enquiry from a client, one of the first questions we ask is whether they have a contract of employment? Surprisingly, a large proportion of our clients answer that they do not. An employer has an obligation to provide an employee with the terms of their employment. Please read on for more information about this obligation.