Skip to main content

Employment Law

Top Ten Tips for Avoiding Discrimination in Recruitment

The Equality Act 2010 outlaws discrimination in employment in relation to nine "protected characteristics": age; disability; gender...

Read more
Effective Performance Management

The aim of any performance improvement process (PIP) should be to help an employee meet the standards that are expected of them, but...

Read more
What is reasonable?

Most employers will be aware that if a disabled person is placed at a substantial disadvantage in the workplace there is a duty to...

Read more
What is trust and confidence?

There is an implied obligation on both employer and employee not to act in any way that is calculated to, or likely to, breach trust...

Read more
Does an employee have to sign a new contract when promoted?

It is very common for an employee to be asked to sign a new contract once they have been promoted.  The new contract will usually...

Read more
Facts about maternity leave

For many women finding out that they are pregnant is an exciting but relatively scary experience and there will be all sorts of issues...

Read more
Guide to Unfair Dismissal and Taxation of Awards

Unfair dismissal awards are made under section 118 of the Employment Rights Act 1996 and comprise:  A Basic Award, calculated according...

Read more
Can you keep track of the latest employment law developments?

It is said that there is an old Chinese curse that opines “may you live in interesting times.”   The best translation companies...

Read more