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Changes To Your Employment (TUPE Claims)

Sometimes, important changes take place within a business that can have a significant impact on your employment. Often employees lose their jobs as a result of these changes. Employment claims caused by these changes are often called “TUPE claims” after the law – the Transfer of Undertakings [...]

By | 2018-05-12T09:44:43+00:00 May 11th, 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|

‘It’s only a bit of banter isn’t it?’  Sexual Harassment and Sexual Assault in the Workplace

It may just be because we work in the legal profession and therefore tend to keep abreast of the legal news more readily than non-lawyers will, but there does appear to have been an alarming number of news stories appearing about sexual assault/harassment cases taking place at some very high-profile [...]

By | 2018-02-27T20:09:38+00:00 February 27th, 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|

Tribunal Fees Refund Scheme Is Now Open To All

After a successful ‘first phase’, the scheme to refund unlawful Employment Tribunal fees are now open to everyone. We made no secret of the fact that here at Truth Legal , we were delighted of the Supreme Court’s decision back in the summer that the Employment Tribunal fees were unlawful . The [...]

By | 2017-11-24T18:15:46+00:00 November 24th, 2017|Employment Disputes|

Am I Self-Employed – Or a ‘Worker’ in Disguise? 8 Questions to Ask

There’s been a lot in the news recently about ‘employment status’ and whether people are ‘self-employed’ or ‘workers’, so much so that you might be starting to wonder if any of this applies to you. Here’s our guide to working out whether you are an employee, a worker or self-employed. [...]

By | 2017-11-24T17:18:40+00:00 November 24th, 2017|Employment Disputes|

How to Advise on Settlement Agreements

Andrew Gray offers some tips on best practice for solicitors acting for both employers and employees Creativity is not something which is normally associated with us solicitors, but I encourage all those who are advising on settlement agreements – either for employers or for employees – to think tangentially. Doing [...]

By | 2017-11-03T08:41:39+00:00 November 2nd, 2017|Employment Disputes|

Scrapped Employment Tribunal Fees – the latest!

A few weeks ago, we were delighted to bring you news that the Employment Tribunal fees regime had been scrapped . Not just scrapped – declared unlawful by the Supreme Court following a legal challenge by Unison. It was a great day for anyone concerned about access to justice. The fees [...]

By | 2017-10-24T16:21:51+00:00 October 24th, 2017|Employment Disputes|

Settlement Agreements – what employees need to know

Picture the scene: You’re in dispute with your employer (or your former employer). Whatever the issues between you – whether you’ve been subject to unlawful discrimination or dismissed without a hearing - an Employment Tribunal is looming. Just as you’re gearing up for the fight, your employer makes a proposal [...]

By | 2017-10-19T13:27:06+00:00 October 3rd, 2017|Employment Disputes|