Breach of Contract

Wrongful dismissal is synonymous with breach of contract. If an employer has breached a term of the contract of employment on termination...

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Disability – Reasonable Adjustments

Equality law recognises that bringing about equality for disabled people may mean changing the way...

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Discrimination

Under the Equality Act 2010 workers have the right not to be discriminated against because of a “protected characteristic;”...

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Employment Contracts

It is a statutory requirement to provide all employees with a written statement of terms within 2 months of the employment starting.

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Employment Tribunal

Recent changes to the law mean that you now have to pay a fee to make a claim to an Employment Tribunal.

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Equal Pay

The equal pay provisions in the Equality Act 2010, which can also be found in Article 141 of the EU Treaty, are part of the anti- discrimination...

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Flexible Working

All employees can as of June 2014 apply under the flexible working legislation for flexible working. Employees must have 26 weeks’ service.

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Grievance / Disciplinary Procedures

All employers are required to conduct disciplinary and grievance procedures in accordance with...

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Maternity, Paternity & Adoption

Both mothers and fathers of biological and adopted children have rights to take...

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Mediation

The world of business is becoming ever more proactive in dealing with workforce issues of all kinds. Workplace mediation can help.

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Mulberry’s In-house

Mulberry’s In-House is an innovative service providing you with experienced employment lawyers whenever you need them, or on an ongoing basis...

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Redundancy

Redundancy has a specific technical meaning and is often misunderstood by employers and employees alike.

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Re-organisations & Restructures – TUPE

On the sale or transfer of a business or part of a business or where a major contract...

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Settlement Agreements

In order to settle an employee’s potential claims against an employee, the parties can enter into a settlement agreement.

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Shared Parental Leave

Shared parental leave is a new and creative way for parents to share statutory family leave and pay on the birth of a child.

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Stress & Work Related Claims

Employers have a duty not to cause psychiatric damage to their employees by requiring them...

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Unfair Dismissal

Employers can only dismiss employees fairly for a fair reason and following a fair process. The Employment Rights Act 1996...

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Whistleblowing

Whistleblowing claims are common in employment tribunal proceedings. One reason for this is that an award of damages in a successful whistleblowing...

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Working Time

Since 1998 workers have been protected by the Working Time Regulations. The EC Working Time Directive and set limits on the amount...

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