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As the ongoing financial impact of Covid-19 takes its toll, businesses are being forced to make redundancies. Those being let go are often offered a settlement agreement, a legal agreement between employer and employee. Settlement agreements provide a payment in… Read on
Mental health issues are often in the headlines. But if you’re battling with your own mental health issues, you may well feel isolated and alone. Mental health illness can have a profound effect on your ability to work, socialise and… Read on
We understand that funding and affordability are huge concerns for many of our clients. We are committed to being open and transparent about our charges and are confident that our specialist expertise and exemplary client service mean we offer great… Read on
It’s common for our clients to be concerned about affordability when seeking legal help. We are committed to easing this concern and aim to be as transparent as possible when it comes to our charges. We offer a range of… Read on
When you are in the midst of settlement agreement negotiations, one of your main considerations will be whether the financial package makes it worth signing or not. Several factors will come into play here. Usually these will be to do… Read on
Try to resist feeling pressured into signing a settlement agreement. It is important to take control of the negotiation. The first thing to remember is that this happens frequently. Nothing is binding until the agreement has been agreed and signed… Read on
The COVID-19 lockdown has negatively affected many UK businesses, but SMEs are particularly vulnerable. Business owners are being forced to review spending. This may result in the consideration of cost reduction methods, such as opting for employee layoffs. What does… Read on
If employees are facing redundancy, or considering voluntary redundancy, they need to know exactly how much money they will receive within their redundancy payments. Unfortunately, the answer is not straightforward. Some parts of a redundancy payment will be tax free,… Read on
It is possible for a business to make an employee on maternity leave redundant, but there are several protocols which must be followed. Grounds for redundancy When the economy is struggling, redundancies can and will occur. It may seem easier… Read on
In his 2020 summer statement, the Chancellor set out plans to pay employers to create modern apprenticeships. A new bonus will be payable to firms that take on a young apprentice between 1 August 2020 and 31 January 2021. Employers … Read on