Monthly Archives: September 2016


What Is Unlawful Discrimination And How Do I Know If I’ve Been Discriminated Against?

Unlawful discrimination means treating someone badly on the basis of certain personal attributes. The nine attributes that are protected by UK law are called “protected characteristics” and are set out in the Equality Act 2010. The protected characteristics are sex / gender marital status (including civil partnership) pregnancy and maternity [...]

By | 2017-05-26T11:09:09+00:00 September 22nd, 2016|Employment Disputes, Navya Shekhar, Switch Solicitors|

Frequently asked questions about settlement agreements: Your questions answered

Termination agreements, compromise agreements, gagging clauses, mutually agreed resignation, ex gratia payments, golden goodbyes… these are just some of the terms that are used to describe these contracts which stop employees bringing claims against employers. The proper term is “settlement agreement”. The purpose of a settlement agreement is for an [...]

By | 2017-05-26T11:09:17+00:00 September 12th, 2016|Andrew Gray, General|

Truth Legal, Solicitors – New Appointment!

One of Harrogate’s fastest growing law firms, Truth Legal, has appointed trainee solicitor, Laura Morgan, to join its Harrogate office. Laura, who has had four years of paralegal experience, is commuting to Harrogate from Goole every day in order to complete her solicitor training. Andrew Gray, founder of Truth Legal, [...]

By | 2017-05-26T11:09:36+00:00 September 2nd, 2016|Andrew Gray, General, Personal Injury|