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Do I need an employment solicitor for my Employment Tribunal claim?

February 25, 2013

If you’re considering making a claim to the Employment Tribunal then it’s understandable that you’ll want to know more about the process before you submit your claim. The Employment Tribunal is supposed to be an informal and flexible system, allowing employees to represent themselves before an Employment Judge. However, the Employment Tribunal – and employment […]

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Septuagenarian racing pundit launches legal action claiming age discrimination

January 12, 2013

John McCririck, the 72 year old celebrated racing pundit who has been sacked without any explanation has launched legal action against Channel 4, seeking £3m in age-discrimination damages for public humiliation that he claims he suffered after being ditched by the channel. Mr McCririck was one of many long standing presenters who have been dropped […]

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Pay and opportunities – survey highlights gender gap

January 9, 2013

Guest employment law blog post from employment lawyers based in Edinburgh, Scotland. Contact ELE for specialist employment law advice today. The gender pay gap costs women executives around £400,000 over the course of their careers, according to the latest figures from the Chartered Management Institute (CMI). The issue is partly caused by the opportunities gap, […]

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Christmas can often be a difficult time for any businesses’ HR department and here’s why!

December 20, 2012

Over recent years the weather in the UK has worsened and we have become far more familiar with ‘the white stuff’. When and if it does snow many employees may find it difficult to travel to and from work, therefore businesses should ensure that they are fully prepared for this eventuality. It’s important to make […]

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Employees taking any benefits offered out of an employment contract are bound by the contract rules high court

November 6, 2012

For employees who take up a benefit offered specifically to a person in their position in the company, they will be held to the terms of their employment contract, even if they had not signed any formal contract. The High Court ruled that if an employee were to use a benefit, which was offered under […]

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What Constitutes Racial Discrimination in the Work Place?

April 26, 2012

We’ve all heard about racial discrimination in the workplace, but what truly constitutes it and how should you act if you feel you are being discriminated against based on your race? In the United States, citizens are protected against being discriminated against in the workplace by Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 […]

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Welcome to Labour Blawg

April 24, 2011

Welcome to Labour Blawg. This is a legal news service on employment law for employment law solicitors and the general public on all employment law issues, as they affect both employers and employees. Some of the most common employment law issues relate to employment contracts, discrimination law including sex discrimination, age discrimination and disability discrimination […]

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