Employment law blogs

5 tips on whether an employee should compromise their unfair dismissal claim

November 1, 2012

Does the employee have a potential unfair dismissal claim? What prospect of success does their unfair dismissal claim realistically have? What’s a reasonable value for the employee’s potential unfair dismissal claim? How much is the employee being offered in the compromise agreement? Is the termination of the contract of employment acrimonious or not? Does the […]

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Is suspending you from work fair?

October 25, 2012

If you’ve been suspended from work or think that you might be suspended from your workplace because of allegations made against you then this could be a stressful and confusing time for you. Being suspended from work often means that there are potentially serious allegations being made against you. This could result in disciplinary sanctions […]

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“I’ve been dismissed for failing to take a drugs test. Is this fair?”

October 24, 2012

If you’ve been dismissed for failing to take a drugs test then whether the dismissal is fair or not depends on a range of factors. This includes (among other things) whether a fair investigation was carried out, whether a fair disciplinary procedure was undertaken, and whether your employer’s decision to dismiss you fell within the […]

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Recording a grievance meeting at work

October 8, 2012

If you’ve submitted a formal grievance to your employer then it’s likely that you’re unhappy with some aspect of your workplace. Whether your grievance relates to the way you’ve been treated at work, your colleagues’ attitudes to you or your workload it can often be a stressful and confusing time. Employees often distrust how their […]

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What you should do if you’re accused of theft at work

September 19, 2012

If you’ve been accused of a theft at work then you face 2 risks: the possibility of going to jail and the possibility of losing your job. This will obviously therefore be a stressful time for you. Most employees are aware that their employer is prohibited form unfairly dismissing them but may be unaware of […]

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How and when to appeal your disciplinary hearing outcome

September 12, 2012

If you’ve been the subject of a disciplinary by your employer then it can be an extremely stressful time for you. Depending on what you’re being disciplined if disciplinary action is taken against you then it could result in your dismissal from your job so it’s a serious matter. If you receive an outcome from […]

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Government again considering changes to unfair dismissal law

September 12, 2012

Reports surfaced in the Daily Telegraph this week that the Government is, post-reshuffle, considering making changes to employment law in the United Kingdom, ostensibly with the purpose of boosting lack-lustre economic growth. Peter Fallon has commented on the possibility of making it easier for employers to fire employees (and subsequently had his hand slapped by […]

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What are your options if you’re falsely accused of a crime at work?

August 21, 2012

If you’ve been accused of a crime at work then this can be extremely confusing and is bound to be stressful to you. It can, in the worst case scenario, lead to you losing your job. You’ll want to get advice from expert unfair dismissal solicitors to ensure that you’re making the right decisions and […]

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What is philosophical belief discrimination?

August 20, 2012

Religious and philosophical belief discrimination is a fairly common problem at work. If you suspect that you’re being discriminated against at work on the grounds of a philosophical belief then you’ll want to know what your rights are and how you can potentially enforce them to protect yourself. This post will therefore look at: What is […]

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23 of the best: employment law blogs and news from last week

March 26, 2012

Below are ten of last week’s best employment law blogs and news posts from around the web. If you have published or found a useful employment law-related post that isn’t mentioned, please do add a link to the comments section below. Transfer of Undertakings: Johnson Controls Ltd v Mr Campbell/United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority | […]

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