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Thinking of Pulling a Sickie? Think Again!

Can an exaggerating claim of ill health amount to gross misconduct for a fair reason to dismiss? Yes, said the Employment Appeal Tribunal. In the case of Ajaj v Metroline West Limited UKEAT/0295/15/RN the Employment Appeal Tribunal (“EAT”) have stated that when an employee pulls a ‘sickie’ this can amount to [...]

By | 2019-02-14T10:36:55+00:00 February 2nd, 2019|Guest Authors|

Political Discrimination Potential Exception to Qualifying Period

Should political view and affiliation be protected characteristics within the Employment Rights Act 1996, thereby be included within the exceptions to the 12 month qualifying period for unfair dismissal claims? Yes, said the European Court of Human Rights (“ECHR”). Background The case concerned Mr Redfearn who was a driver’s escort [...]

By | 2018-12-12T19:21:51+00:00 December 12th, 2018|Guest Authors|

What You Need To Know About Training To Be a Solicitor

Are you thinking of training to become a solicitor? First and foremost, it is important to be aware of what a profession as a solicitor actually entails. A solicitor is a member of the legal profession, and is the first point of contact for clients. It is a solicitor’s job [...]

By | 2018-11-29T18:25:53+00:00 November 29th, 2018|Guest Authors, Personal Injury|

Blog Contributions – Write For Us

Our Truth Legal Blog is fast becoming the ‘go to’ destination for expert free legal advice. We pride ourselves on being able to offer detailed, factual and jargon-free articles that we hope will help people in their quest for justice and understanding how the claim process works. We have a [...]

By | 2019-02-07T10:11:26+00:00 August 17th, 2018|Guest Authors|

Recovering From An Assault At Work

Our guest author, Marie Scott, advises on how to recover from an assault at work. Number of employees assaulted at work According to the latest available Crime Survey of England and Wales, that for 2015/16, there were 329,000 reported physical assaults at work that year. This equated to 1.5% of [...]

By | 2017-11-27T19:29:25+00:00 November 27th, 2017|Assaulted at Work, Guest Authors|

Work-Related Stress and What You Can Do About It

We are pleased to welcome back guest author Marie Scott who is a trained Cognitive Behavioral Therapist. She gives us her view on how to manage work-related stress. There are very few jobs in which you won’t experience a certain amount of stress at some point or other; to a [...]

By | 2017-11-06T08:57:21+00:00 November 6th, 2017|Guest Authors|

How CBT Can Help After A Road Traffic Accident

This month, we are pleased to introduce guest author Marie Scott who is a trained Cognitive Behavioral Therapist. She gives us her view on how CBT can help after a road traffic accident. CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy) is becoming increasingly recognised as a psychotherapeutic intervention for a number of mental [...]

By | 2017-11-06T08:54:16+00:00 October 19th, 2017|Guest Authors|