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Nothing sours the joy of expecting a child more than realising you’ve been treated unfairly at work because of your pregnancy or worrying that you might be discriminated against as a result of sharing your happy news with work colleagues. … Read on
There may come a time at work when you need to check the precise terms of your contract of employment. This could be because a dispute has arisen between you and your employer, you want to check your entitlements because… Read on
Resigning from a job in order to bring a claim of constructive dismissal should not be done lightly, yet is the only option in some scenarios. In this article, we set out a checklist for a constructive dismissal resignation letter,… Read on
All employees (whether they have children or not) have a legal right to request flexible working, once they have worked for their employer for at least 26 weeks. Being able to work flexibly may, at first glance, appear to be… Read on
Does your employer have to give you a reference as part of the settlement agreement? There are certain standard terms which have to be included in a settlement agreement for it to be valid, such as the fact that you… Read on
It’s no secret that life changes dramatically after having a baby and the way you were able to work prior to maternity leave may no longer be feasible. For many women, giving up work altogether is not a financial option;… Read on
When giving a reference, an employer has a duty to be fair, truthful and accurate. However, it should be remembered that the giver of a reference has these duties not just to the subject of the reference, but also to… Read on
Several years on from the EU referendum in 2016, and the political chaos caused by the result does not look like it will be resolved anytime soon. It is clear that the question of whether or not the UK should… Read on
A new law came into force in the UK in May 2018, which outlines that employees can face prosecution for data protection breaches. As with previous legislation, the new law (the Data Protection Act 2018) contains provisions making certain disclosure… Read on
Whether or not you are protected from discrimination at work depends on if you can actually show that you have a disability. For legal purposes, the meaning of disability is much wider than might be commonly understood. Ultimately, only an… Read on