Receiving a Settlement Agreement from your employer can bring the worry of financial uncertainty and questions over where your career is heading next. However, with the right solicitor on your side, you could achieve a great outcome ensuring you have sufficient time and freedom to start the next chapter in your employment story.
I recently assisted one of my clients secure almost double the compensation she had originally been offered by her employer to sign a Settlement Agreement. My client’s story, and how I can help you, is set out below.
A recent case in the Employment Appeal Tribunal reminds employees how important it is to get claims for unfair dismissal lodged IN TIME!!!!!
So many of my clients are worried about the cost of an Employment Tribunal claim. Many are surprised to learn that it could cost them nothing! To provide more information about funding representation for an Employment Tribunal claim, I have set out below some important information about legal expenses insurance.
Every employee in the UK has the statutory right to ask to work flexibly after 26 weeks of employment.
Following a claim for Discrimination or Detriments, the Employment Tribunal can make an award of compensation to Claimants (employees) for something called hurt feelings. This type of compensation is to reflect how hurt a Claimant is by the treatment they received from the Respondent (employer).
One of the most frustrating things about seeing new clients, often with excellent Employment Tribunal claims, is having to advise them that they may be out of time.
The Employment Appeal Tribunal has held that an Employment Tribunal’s power to award costs for unreasonable conduct is not limited to costs that are necessarily caused by that conduct.
The Employment Rights (Increase of Limits) Order 2018 SI 2018/194 has been made. The Order will come into force from 6 April 2018 and will increase compensation payments made under employment legislation.