Today marks the end of Anti-Bullying Week 2018. Sadly, many of my clients tell me harrowing stories of bullying and harassment at work. This post sets out some practical tips for dealing with bullying in the workplace.
We know the significant impact problems at work can have on both employers and employees. All our solicitors are fully qualified and specialise only in employment law, but don’t just trust us… Read on for some of the lovely reviews our clients have recently left for one of our Directors, Sophie Goodwill.
In Mr J Hargreaves v Governing Body of Manchester Grammar School UKEAT/0048/18/, the Employment Appeal Tribunal considered whether it was fair for an employer to withhold evidence from the disciplinary hearing that ultimately led to his dismissal. Read my post for full details of this case and the implications for employees.
One of the first issues many of my clients are concerned about when considering whether to start Employment Tribunal proceedings, is how much it will cost them and whether it is affordable. This is a very important issue and so I always give clear advice on funding during initial client consultations. Read on for more about just one funding option, termed legal expenses insurance.
When faced with serious disciplinary allegations, employees often feel there is little they can do to shape the process they are being taken through. Read on to see how I have helped clients get positive outcomes when charged with Gross Misconduct allegations.
It has recently been reported in the local press that a Lincolnshire employer will need to cut jobs if further government funding is not provided. If you are facing redundancy, read my post for some essential guidance.
Read my summary of last week’s Ministry of Justice quarterly statistics on Employment Tribunals, including information about the maximum compensation awards given.
Over recent years we have seen lots of case law on the issue of employment status. What I mean here is whether someone is an employee, a worker, or genuinely in business on their own account. Read my post below to see the latest decision relating to the status of a Solicitor who was a Salaried Partner in a Law Firm….
This month ACAS have published some new guidance on the obligations of employers when they provide a reference. Read my post below to see if this guidance will help you in your search for your perfect job…..