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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 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|

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|