The Court of Appeal has confirmed by Judgment dated 19 February 2019 that a dismissal by reason or principle reason of a TUPE transfer is automatically unfair. Read on if your employer is changing or has recently changed and you are experiencing difficulties at work.
I regularly blog about how clients can help themselves if they are accused of misconduct or gross misconduct. I make no apology for doing so again, this is an incredibly important issue and employees need to be prepared.
With more store closures on the High Street, it has been reported this week that redundancies cost the UK tax payer over £298 million in 2018. Facing redundancy can cause uncertainty and anxiety for those employees at risk. This post explores some of the key things to expect and bear in mind.
Choosing a solicitor to advise you on the terms and effects of your Settlement Agreement can mean the difference between a good or bad outcome. Contrary to certain myths, not all solicitors are the same. This post contains feedback I recently received from a client with a Settlement Agreement. Read on to find out how I helped achieve the best outcome for my client.
If the organisation or service you work for changes owner, you may be protected under the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment Regulations) 2006 (TUPE). Read on for more information.
Before getting geared up to claim Unfair Dismissal, you should have a basic understanding of the realistic value of your claim. This post explores the compensation the Employment Tribunal may award, and highlights why expert advice, from our specialist solicitors could see you reach a far more positive outcome than you ever imagined!
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.