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Lay off and short term working factsheet

In circumstances where it is unclear what an employer's staffing needs will be the longer term but there is a downturn in work, employers may not wish to make a

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Directors and senior executives negotiating an exit factsheet

When new directors or senior executives are taken on, it is important that a service agreement is entered into, preferably at the start of a director`s employment.

Unfair Dismissal and TUPE

TUPE gives employees of both the transferor and the transferee special protection from dismissal where the sole or principal reason for the dismissal is the transfer itself. Such dismissals

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Jury service factsheet

Background  An individual who is summoned must make himself available to serve on a jury, unless: He is mentally disorderedHe is disqualified from jury serviceIf there is a good reason

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The statutory right to be accompanied factsheet

Under the Employment Relations Act 1999 a worker is entitled to be accompanied at certain disciplinary and grievance hearings.

Bullying and harassment factsheet

Bullying and harassment in the workplace leads to a hostile and unpleasant working environment. It affects the performance of employees and can cause demoralisation, stress, increased absenteeism, high turnover and

Applying for a Visitor Visa

A standard visitor visa enables a person from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) to come to the UK, usually for up to 6 months, for a temporary purpose.

Parental Leave Factsheet

Eligibility Parental leave is available to any employee with one year’s continuous service who has, or expects to have, parental responsibility for a child. They must be taking the

Collective redundancy Factsheet

Have you checked whether you have a duty to consult collectively?

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Constructive dismissal factsheet

An employee is entitled to resign with or without notice or with short notice if his employer is in breach of a fundamental term of the employment contract.

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