Category: Employment Law

Recognising disability discrimination in the workplace

With poor treatment of disabled employees being increasingly recognised as an issue across many sectors in the UK, it is unsurprising that more workers are seeking justice following instances of discrimination.

Watch out for these upcoming employment law changes

Employment law is changing in 2024. This year marks a period of substantial updates, impacting various aspects of the workplace and across numerous sectors. Understanding these changes is essential for compliance and maintaining a harmonious workplace, so make sure you plan accordingly and make yourself familiar with what’s to come. Flexible working (from 6 April…
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How can employers navigate discrimination and harassment in the workplace?

Discrimination and harassment in the workplace can be difficult and complex issues for employers to navigate. It is important to understand the legal implications of discrimination and harassment claims and the steps that should be taken to address these issues. Types of discrimination and harassment First, it is important to understand the different types of…
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Maternity, paternity, and parental leave: what do you need to know?

Understanding legal obligations and best practices related to maternity, paternity, and parental leave is crucial for employers. You may be feeling uncertain about your legal obligations if you have an employee who needs maternity or paternity leave, so it’s important to take the following into consideration. Know the law Stay updated on current laws and…
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Employment contracts: What do you need to know?

An employment contract serves as the foundation of the working relationship between employers and employees, outlining each party’s rights, responsibilities, and expectations. A well-drafted contract helps prevent misunderstandings, protect your business’s interests, and reduces the likelihood of employment disputes. Clear job description and duties A comprehensive job description sets expectations and helps to establish the…
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How can you handle an employment dispute?

Employment disputes can be complex and stressful for both employers and employees. If you find yourself in a dispute, you should seek legal advice. What is an employment dispute? They can arise from a variety of issues, including discrimination, harassment, wrongful dismissal, breach of contract, and more. As an employer or employee, it is important…
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