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Health and Safety at Work

PROTECTING HEALTH AND SAFETY AT WORK There are far-reaching powers to protect employees concerned about their health and safety at work. Employees can refuse to work if there they believe their health and safety is at risk (see Employment Rights Act 1996 (“ERA”), s44 (d)). Employees a
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Grievance & Disciplinaries

SUMMARY OF WHISTLEBLOWING LAW HOW TO WRITE A GRIEVANCE LETTER ABOUT DISCRIMINATION OR WHISTLEBLOWING DETRIMENT   Summary 1. Ask your employer for a copy of the Grievance Procedure. 2. Draft a grievance focussing on facts in chronological order : What happened. How it happened. Wh
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Whistleblowing Cases

SUMMARY OF WHISTLEBLOWING LAW You should always consult an experienced specialist in employment law and whistleblowing. The below is only a short summary of some of the key areas and not a substitute for proper advice and representation.   Below is summarised : Key cases. Main pa
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Resignation letter templates

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If you want to resign your employment it is important to write a letter to your employer making certain points clear. If you wish to make a claim for constructive dismissal it is absolutely essential that your resignation letter records the correct points, otherwise you will not be ab
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Unfair dismissal

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An employee who has not been dismissed properly may have the right to claim compensation for an unfair or discriminatory dismissal, may be owed a redundancy payment, or may have the right to be paid for an unfulfilled contractual notice period.
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Discrimination at work – overview

Disability Discimination
Discrimination may occur before employment (job applicants), during employment or in some situations when employment has ended. It may be the result of actions by the employer, or their agents, or other colleagues.
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Advocacy

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We have a team of friendly experienced advocates with a reputation for tough and extremely effective advocacy where the case demands it. We are uncompromising and fight very hard to get the results you need.
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Settlement Agreements

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Settlement agreements are normally used in a situation where an employee’s contractual, statutory or common law rights are going to be waived or ‘compromised.’
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Bullying and Harassment

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An employee who has been subject to bullying and harassment at work is entitled to take action. The difficulty usually lies in being able to establish whether bullying and harassment has actually taken place, or whether the behaviour amounts to something less serious.
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Redundancy claims

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A redundancy situation is one where: 1. An employer’s business no longer operates in the area in which the employees to be made redundant work. 2. The business as a whole has ceased to exist. 3. There is no longer a need for the work carried out by employees being made redundant,
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