Navigating the Employment Tribunal Process on your own can be a daunting, and sometimes confusing experience. If the Employment Tribunal has ordered you to do something by a specific date, you must comply with that Order. If you cannot comply, you must seek to change the Order. Read on for more information.
Choosing the right solicitor to help with your Settlement Agreement can be daunting. Obviously, at Lincs Law Employment Solicitors, we would like you to choose us. As a specialist Employment Law practice, we are able to draw on a combined 80 years’ experience helping people with their employment law problems and advising them on their Settlement Agreements.
If you are returning to work after maternity leave you have certain rights and protection against unfair dismissal, detriment or discrimination connected to your pregnancy, childbirth or statutory maternity leave. In this blog I consider what rights you have on returning to work and possible issues on returning, including the right to request flexible working.
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.
With many employees still working from home, the Independent has reported that video calls and lewd messages are being used to sexually harass colleagues. This is leaving victims feeling they have nowhere to turn. Read on to see how we can help if you are sexually harassed whilst working from home.
Our offices are closed for the Easter Holidays from Friday 2nd April 2021 and will reopen on Tuesday 6th April 2021 when we have eaten all our chocolate eggs.
To clients past, present and future we hope you have a safe and restful break.
Lincs Law Employment Solicitors
Whether it is your claim or you have been asked to support someone by giving evidence, being a witness and giving evidence at an Employment Tribunal Hearing can be a daunting prospect. For more information on whether you have to attend the Hearing, read on.
In their report “An Unequal Crisis”, the Citizens Advice Bureau published research identifying that employees who are disabled, have caring responsibilities or who are shielding are more likely to be made redundant. Read on for more information.
There has been further consideration of apprenticeships in the light of the Covid-19 pandemic. If you are an apprentice, or want to be an apprentice, it has been reassuring to hear that the government has committed to increase funding for businesses taking on apprentices and expand ‘portable’ apprenticeships so that they can be taken between employers. Nevertheless, apprentices can still face dismissal especially in the current climate. Like other employees you have certain rights, such as the right to claim unfair dismissal (subject to being employed for at least 2 years) and protection against discrimination.