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Being made redundant is never easy. However, in most cases, if you’ve worked for your employer for at least two years, when you are made redundant, you’ll receive redundancy pay. But by the very nature of redundancy, if your employer… Read on
Discovering you are pregnant is often one of the most memorable moments of your life but it also signals great changes in your future. As you start to plan, one of your first concerns may be what your pregnancy rights… Read on
The future of work has arrived. Employers and employees need to adjust to a new relationship rapidly. Here is some advice, plus a warning or two, from Ben Power: Managing Partner of Springhouse Solicitors and seasoned employment lawyer. What remote… Read on
Your employer is required by law to provide all employees with a written copy of their contract of employment. It should detail the main and most important terms and conditions of your employment. This is very important. Your terms of… Read on
We are receiving a large number of enquiries relating to the coronavirus outbreak. If you are an employee whose employment has been affected you may be feeling particularly vulnerable. You should already be following government advice about symptoms and what… Read on
We are receiving a large number of enquires relating to the coronavirus outbreak. Here is some of the advice we are providing. If you would like us to draw up policy guidelines for your business, or if you are dealing… Read on
It is not acceptable to bully someone at work and you do not have to put up with being bullied. Bullying is not actually against the law, but harassment is unlawful under the Equality Act 2010. So, what does… Read on
‘Whistleblowing’ or ‘blowing the whistle’ is commonly understood as informing on someone who is doing something they shouldn’t. Under UK law, workers have special protections against detrimental treatment and dismissal when they make a qualifying disclosure of information. Whistle-blowing is… Read on
Important new volunteering rights for workers Apart from changing the Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) scheme, the Coronavirus Act 2020 has introduced an important new right to emergency volunteering leave for workers. At the time of writing (2 April 2020) the… Read on
When you started work with your current employer, you should have received a copy of your contract of employment. You may also have received (or at the very least been shown) the staff handbook. How do a contract… Read on