You may be suspended from work if you are being investigated for misconduct or for medical or health and safety reasons. You are likely to be told not to attend your place of work or to carry out any work at all. Read on for more information about what it means to be suspended and your rights while suspended.
I recently assisted a lovely client with her Settlement Agreement. She came to me with an agreement her Union had negotiated, but as we went through it, I wasn’t happy with the terms she was being offered. Read on for more information.
Settlement Agreements are legally binding contracts which can be used to resolve ongoing workplace disputes or they can be used to end an employment relationship. They are voluntary and generally include some form of payment to be made to the employee. In essence, once a valid Settlement Agreement has been signed by both parties, the employee is unable to pursue or make any Employment Tribunal claims.
It is that time of year again, we’ve bought the Baileys, the mince pies are gently warming and the competition for the purple Quality Street has begun.
This month saw Anti-Bullying Week 2019. 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 and harassment in the workplace.
Your employer will necessarily hold personal data about you, but they must comply with the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) which has regard for individual rights and sets out what is considered to be personal data and your employer’s obligations on collating and processing that data.
Clients frequently ask me the difference between an unfair dismissal and constructive dismissal claim. Read on for more about these types of claim at the Employment Tribunal.
If you have been offered a Settlement Agreement by your employer, you have some serious decisions to make. Read on for more information.
It is possible for your employer to dismiss you if you are unable to do your job. However, they must act reasonably and follow a fair procedure.