Navya Shekhar

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Navya Shekhar

About Navya Shekhar

My name is Navya Shekhar. I am a Director and Head of Employment Law at Truth Legal. I have over 10 years' experience in employment law and have been working at Truth Legal since 2015.

Understanding The Basics of Employment Law: Part 7 – Recruitment

In this 7-part series of blog posts, we explore the basics of employment law to help offer advice to managers and business owners.  Here is part 7: Recruitment Recruitment When recruiting staff, it is important that legal obligations still apply even though they do not work for you. These mainly [...]

By | 2018-08-20T13:02:02+00:00 August 20th, 2018|Personal Injury|

Understanding The Basics of Employment Law: Part 6 – Contracts of Employment

In this 7-part series of blog posts, we explore the basics of employment law to help offer advice to managers and business owners.  Here is part 6: Contracts of Employment The contract of employment is the contract between an employer and employee to carry work of a particular kind for [...]

By | 2018-08-20T13:02:13+00:00 August 19th, 2018|Employment Disputes|

Understanding The Basics of Employment Law: Part 5 – Employment Status

In this 7-part series of blog posts, we explore the basics of employment law to help offer advice to managers and business owners.  Here is part 5: Employment Status This issue is very high profile at the moment. You may have seen it mentioned on the news, in the papers [...]

By | 2018-09-11T15:30:17+00:00 August 18th, 2018|Personal Injury|

Understanding The Basics of Employment Law: Part 4 – Discrimination

In this 7-part series of blog posts, we explore the basics of employment law to help offer advice to managers and business owners.  Here is part 4: Discrimination The Equality Act 2010 named 9 Protected Characteristics that it is unlawful to discriminate against. These are: age disability gender reassignment race [...]

By | 2018-09-11T15:44:10+00:00 August 17th, 2018|Employment Disputes|

Understanding The Basics of Employment Law: Part 3 – ACAS

In this 7-part series of blog posts, we explore the basics of employment law to help offer advice to managers and business owners.  Here is part 3: ACAS ACAS is the Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service. It is a Crown non-departmental government body. Its history goes back to 1894 but [...]

By | 2018-08-20T13:02:47+00:00 August 16th, 2018|Employment Disputes|

Understanding The Basics of Employment Law: Part 2 – Employment Tribunals

In this 7-part series of blog posts, we explore the basics of employment law to help offer advice to managers and business owners.  Here is part 2: Employment Tribunals Employment Tribunals are courts where employment disputes are heard and settled. They were originally set up to be informal in nature [...]

By | 2018-09-11T15:42:31+00:00 August 15th, 2018|Employment Disputes|

Understanding The Basics of Employment Law: Part 1 – Dismissals

In this 7-part series of blog posts, we explore the basics of employment law to help offer advice to managers and business owners.  Here is part 1: Dismissals There are 5 reasons in law where employees can be dismissed from employment: Conduct Capability Redundancy A statutory duty or restriction prevents [...]

By | 2018-09-11T15:38:01+00:00 August 14th, 2018|Employment Disputes|

Everything you need to know about Settlement Agreements but were too afraid to ask

So, you’re an employee and your employer has just mentioned the words ‘settlement agreement’. What does it mean? How will it affect you? What do I need to know? Don’t worry; you’ve come to the right place. We hope to give you all the information you need to know about [...]

By | 2018-04-09T09:45:04+00:00 April 9th, 2018|Employment Disputes|

Am I Redundant and What Are My Rights?

*Updated February 2018* Being told by your employer that you are now redundant can be a shock. The first questions to go through your mind may be: “How am I going to pay the mortgage?” or “How will I support my family?” Such worries are natural, but positive outcomes [...]

By | 2018-02-12T13:16:00+00:00 February 12th, 2018|Employment Disputes|

50% of Women and 20% of Men Have Been Sexually Harassed at Work, Acccording to a BBC Survey

In the wake of the Harvey Weinstein revelations, which have understandably rocked Hollywood, and the "me too" social media phenomenon which has exposed the shockingly high levels of sexual harassment more generally, the BBC has produced a survey specifically in relation to sexual harassment at work. According to the survey, [...]

By | 2018-02-12T11:14:49+00:00 January 12th, 2018|Personal Injury|