What is ACAS Early Conciliation and How Can It Help in My Employment Dispute?

ACAS Early Conciliation is an important step in many employment disputes. It is a process by which you and your employer (or previous employer) can try to come to an early agreement concerning your dispute, without having to take your case to an Employment Tribunal. Early Conciliation is voluntary, [...]

By |2021-11-29T15:18:39+00:00November 25th, 2021|Employment Disputes|

I’m Being Harassed at Work – What Should I Do?

What is harassment and is it unlawful? Harassment can take many different forms and the term is often used hand-in-hand with bullying. It is behaviour which is inappropriate in some way, such as being humiliating or offensive. It can consist of written or verbal communications, jokes/banter, using photographs or [...]

By |2021-11-29T15:16:25+00:00November 24th, 2021|Employment Disputes|

Settlement Agreements FAQs (And Those Questions You Were Too Afraid To Ask)

**This article was updated in August 2021** Your employer has just mentioned the words ‘settlement agreement’. What does it mean? How will it affect you? What do you need to know? Don’t worry; you’ve come to the right place. We hope to give you all the information you need to [...]

By |2021-08-31T11:40:12+01:00August 31st, 2021|Employment Disputes|

I’ve Been Dismissed Without Notice Or A Payment In Lieu Of Notice. Can My Employer Do This?

In this article we will consider dismissals for gross misconduct and their consequences. An employer can only, lawfully, dismiss you without allowing you to work your notice if your contract of employment allows them to do this or if you have committed an act of gross misconduct. Entitlement to notice [...]

By |2021-08-18T09:14:59+01:00August 18th, 2021|Employment Disputes|
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