Before getting geared up to claim Unfair Dismissal, you should have a basic understanding of the realistic value of your claim. This post explores the compensation the Employment Tribunal may award, and highlights why expert advice, from our specialist solicitors could see you reach a far more positive outcome than you ever imagined!
Valentines Day and the immediate aftermath can cause chaos within the workplace. For example, is it acceptable to send a colleague a Valentines card, or could you leave yourself and your employer open to claims of sexual harassment? On the other hand, have you received a Valentines card or messages which you feel are too much? Set out below is some guidance on what the law says, along with some practical guidance.
Yesterday’s Court of Appeal decision should serve to remind all employees (and employers) of the importance of lodging claims, responses and appeals in good time before a time limit expires and to take account of possible glitches at the point of submitting documents could lead to claims being out of time. Read on for more about this important case.
If you have been sacked and are worried that all is lost, read this post to see how I recently achieved another reinstatement result for an unfairly dismissed client.
Just before Christmas I helped a lovely client recover another 50% on top of the ‘generous’ compensation he had been offered in a Settlement Agreement from his employer. Read on to find out why you should never just sign your Settlement Agreement and why the right advice can get achieve really positive results.
Christmas Parties and the immediate aftermath can cause chaos within the workplace. I’m sure at some point in our working life, we have all heard rumours about colleagues getting tipsy and making inappropriate passes at colleagues. This may all be taken in good humour and for the most part I think we can agree that Christmas Parties can be great fun. However, at this time of year, employees must remember that their actions, even at a Christmas Party, could give rise to very serious repercussions. Similarly, employers should give appropriate guidance to staff who attend work functions. Read my blog to find out more.
Many employers offer a benefit to their employees termed “ill health retirement”. Where available, this benefit can provide immediate access to pension funds if an employee is too unwell to continue working. Read on to see how I can help if you have a dispute with your employer about access to your pension fund.
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.