employment law uk

What to Do if You Are Backstabbed by a Coworker

by allthetopbananas May 8, 2013 Employment Law

We all hope that we’ll work alongside likeminded individuals who share similar views and approaches as our own. Unfortunately though, this isn’t always the case. Workplace tensions can form in any organisation, and they can leave you feeling depressed and dreading going into work each day. If you feel that a colleague has stabbed you […]

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Proving disability in a discrimination claim

by Direct 2 Lawyers November 12, 2012 Disability Discrimination

If you’ve submitted a disability discrimination claim to the Employment Tribunal then, in order to succeed, you will need to show that you’re disabled. This may seem like a trite statement but it is one of the most important ‘hurdles’ to clear in a discrimination claim. Sometimes the Respondent will accept that you have a […]

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The hazards of compromise agreements – what employees should be aware of

by Direct 2 Lawyers October 3, 2012 Business Law

If you’re considering entering into a compromise agreement this will waive your rights to any unfair dismissal, constructive dismissal or discrimination claim you may have (among other claims). You’ve therefore got to be careful about not undervaluing any agreement and should obtain the best legal advice possible in the circumstances. If you’re entering into a […]

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Annual Leave: is your booking policy clear enough?

by Natasha Swan August 21, 2012 Employment Law

The school holidays, when the majority of staff wish to take their annual family holiday. Michael Nadin, Employment Solicitor at Alsters Kelley LLP, explains the importance of a clear annual leave booking policy within the workplace, especially over the school holidays. Whilst many businesses tend to be quiet at this time of year, with suppliers […]

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A Summary Of The UK’s Latest Changes To Employment Law

by GDeanNorwich February 29, 2012 Business Law

Every April in the UK, the Government puts in place the latest updates to the law to coincide with the new tax year. This year is no exception, but it can be tricky to understand how these changes affect your business, so this article will explain each of the more prominent changes in more detail. […]

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