Category: Employment Law for People

Contracted Hours Not Being Met?

Contracted Hours Not Being Met?

The problem of contracted hours not being met can affect employees in different types of industry, but is particularly prevalent in the hospitality, retail and construction sectors where working patterns are changed to suit...

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Paternity Leave Form

Employees meeting the qualifying criteria have a statutory entitlement to take either one or two weeks’ paternity leave within eight weeks of the birth of their child or of adopting a child. As an...

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What is Paternity Leave?

Paternity leave is time qualifying employees can take off work to care for their newborn baby or following the adoption of a child. Paternity leave is not an entitlement, as such it will be...

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Defending an Allegation of Gross Misconduct

An allegation of gross misconduct at work can be extremely daunting, carrying the risk of disciplinary action, including possible dismissal, and potentially impacting your professional reputation. If you are facing an allegation of gross...

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Employment Law for Employees

Employment Law: What are my rights? The growth of non-traditional working relationships might have left you feeling confused about your employment status and, consequently, your rights. But whether you are employed on a full-time,...

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Wrongful Dismissal: Your Rights

Wrongful dismissal from employment occurs when an employer terminates your employment in breach of your employment contract. You will be able to bring a breach of contract claim against your employer, no matter how long...

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Zero Hour Contract Law

If you are one of the tens of thousands of individuals employed in the UK on a zero hour or casual basis, it is important that you understand your employment rights under zero hour...