Are you an intermediary? Are you affected by the new legislation?

New legislation has been implemented to prevent intermediaries and individuals using deceptive methods to reduce employment tax and avoid the provision of employment rights. Such methods include the portrayal of false self-employment and the supply of workers from an off-shore location. Intermediaries are organisations that make arrangements for someone to work for a third person, […]

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Transgender Rights: Harassment and Discrimination in the workplace

Late last year we fought a case for a transgender woman who was being discriminated against and harassed by her employer and colleagues. This woman had worked for the company happily for an astounding 23 years, yet despite the rapport and connections that she had built up, things changed frighteningly quickly following her transition.We find […]

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Employee shareholding schemes

New legislation has come into effect which will allow employees to become shareholders in a company in exchange for surrendering key employment rights. Significant tax reliefs are available for employees who enter into one of these schemes. The provisions are expected to come into force in Autumn 2013. The “Exchange” Employees who enter into the […]

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Disabled Relative: Your Employment Rights

An employer’s duty, to make reasonable adjustments for a disabled employee, does NOT extend to an employee who is “associated” with a disabled person. What does associated mean? The Court of Appeal in Hainsworth v Ministry of Defence [2014] EWCA Civ 763 determined on 13 May 2014 that an employer’s duty, to make reasonable adjustments […]

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What is a Settlement Agreement?

A Settlement Agreement is a legally binding agreement following the termination of your employment between your employer and employee. It is used often as a means of resolving a grievance or disciplinary during your employment or in some cases of redundancy. A Settlement Agreement formerly known as a compromise agreement is just that; a resolution / […]

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Smart Phone: Employee Weapon of Choice!

The smart phone, a seemingly innocent accessory, has revealed itself as a much more dangerous weapon against employers. The Smart Phone – an Employee’s weapon of choice! The smart phone, a seemingly innocent accessory, has revealed itself as a much more dangerous weapon against employers.  High quality recording and photographic functions give employees a portable […]

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Employment Law

Our top employment solicitors in London offer specialist employment legal advice to employers and employees alike. Our goal is to help employers prevent grievances or claims arising through comprehensive advice and structured manuals/training & procedures whilst also aiding those employees who have suffered or are suffering in the work place. Our top employment lawyers have […]

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