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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
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
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
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
As an employment law firm, we are proud to hold true to a rigid set of core values created to ensure both employees and employers get the best out of our business. The promises we’ve made are intended to help… Read on
An employer is entitled to dismiss an employee for sickness in certain circumstances, provided they first follow an appropriate procedure. If an employer is too quick to dismiss someone who is off work due to illness, then the individual might… Read on
There are various ways in which an employer may breach the terms of an employee’s contract of employment. Depending upon the circumstances, this may leave the individual with no choice but to commence legal proceedings. When it comes to breach… Read on