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.
For someone suffering from a mental health disability, it can sometimes seem that leaving their employment is the only way forward. In such circumstances, the offer of a Settlement Agreement can seem very attractive. However, it is important to understand the impact such an agreement can have. Read on for more information about how I helped my client.
Friends, generalist advisers and the internet will tell you that you need two years’ service with your employer before you can bring a claim for unfair dismissal at the Employment Tribunal. To a certain degree they are correct, two years’ service is the general rule. However, the benefit of being specialist employment solicitors is that, at Lincs Law, we don’t just know the general rules but all the exceptions as well. Read on for more information.
It is unlawful for employers to discriminate on the grounds of pregnancy or maternity, yet it is a reasonably common problem. Read my blog for more information on the ways in which women might be discriminated against and the protections afforded to them.
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.
Clients frequently ask about the difference between unfair dismissal and constructive dismissal. Read on for more about these types of claim at the Employment Tribunal.
We understand that clients are concerned about the cost of legal advice when they are considering an Employment Tribunal claim. However, many don’t take into account how much “free employment law advice” could cost them. This post gives examples of when free employment law advice could have cost our clients dearly.
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.