I understand that for most people, instructing an employment lawyer or solicitor is not an everyday occurrence.
Redundancy was in the news today as construction giant Carillion is being placed into compulsory liquidation. BBC news has reported that thousands of employees are now fearing job losses.
To clients old and new, please be aware we will be closing the office for the Christmas holidays (and opening the Quality Street) on Thursday 21st December 2017 at 4.30pm.
A few cases recently have led me to consider the real cost of free Employment Law advice.
One of the first issues many of my clients are concerned about when considering whether to start Employment Tribunal proceedings, is the cost of Employment Tribunal representation.
I recently assisted a client with a Settlement Agreement. She had been in dispute with her employer over her employer’s failure to make reasonable adjustments for her disability.
The Employment Tribunal Refund Scheme is now OPEN TO EVERYBODY to apply for a refund if they paid Employment Tribunal or Employment Appeal Tribunal fees since they were introduced in 2013.
Over the last 12 years I have noticed a trend that starts around this time of year and lasts right up until Christmas Eve.
The Employment Appeal Tribunal have dismissed Uber’s appeal against the Employment Tribunal’s decision that its drivers are workers.