One of the first issues many of my clients are concerned about when considering whether to start Employment Tribunal proceedings, is how much it will cost them. This is a very important issue and so I always give clear advice on funding during initial client consultations. Read on for more about just one funding option, termed legal expenses insurance.
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Did you know you could request flexible working?
Every employee in the UK has the statutory right to ask to work flexibly after 26 weeks of employment. The right to make a statutory request can only be made once in any 12 month period. This post looks at the most important factors to take into account before and during a formal application to work flexibly and my next post will look at the potential claims available to employees who have their requests to work flexibly unfairly rejected.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Christmas Parties and the immediate aftermath can cause chaos within the workplace. I’m sure at some point in our working life, we have all heard rumours about colleagues getting tipsy and making inappropriate passes at colleagues. This may all be taken in good humour and for the most part I think we can agree that Christmas Parties can be great fun. However, at this time of year, employees must remember that their actions, even at a Christmas Party, could give rise to very serious repercussions. Similarly, employers should give appropriate guidance to staff who attend work functions. Read my blog to find out more.
Many employers offer a benefit to their employees termed “ill health retirement”. Where available, this benefit can provide immediate access to pension funds if an employee is too unwell to continue working. Read on to see how I can help if you have a dispute with your employer about access to your pension fund.
Today marks the end of Anti-Bullying Week 2018. 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 in the workplace.