HPC Law Update: Brexit & Suspending Employees
HPC Law Update: Brexit & Suspending Employees Litigants in person Following the abolition in payment of fees for Employment Tribunals, lawyers acting for the employer often find themselves on the opposite side to a litigant in person. When dealing with litigants in person, it can sometimes be a difficult situation to manage. When… Continue reading
Judge finds women was unreasonably dismissed after IVF treatment.
Judge finds women was unreasonably dismissed after IVF treatment. A recent employment tribunal case has finalised, in which an administrative assistant who received in vitro fertilisation (IVF) was unreasonably dismissed after she told her employer she was pregnant. The employment tribunal (ET) which took place in Birmingham heard that Gita Karavadra, who at… Continue reading
Fighting against Sexual Harassment at the workplace.
Fighting against sexual harassment at the workplace. Sexual harassment within the workplace has taken the spotlight in recent times. Whether it has been an inappropriate touch at your office or a globally covered sexual harassment case like the Harvey Weinstein’s allegations. Having conversations regarding these issues, helps to make progress in eradicating them for everyone.… Continue reading
HPC Law: Settlement Agreements & Changes To Employment Contracts.
Agreement to change In last month’s article, I wrote about the importance of changes in the contracts of employment and the need to obtain consent from the employee for the consent to any changes. This issue has been highlighted in the media recently by supermarket giant Asda who wanted to make changes to the… Continue reading
The Bigger Picture with NDA’s
The Bigger Picture with NDA’s NDA’s Introduction Non-disclosure agreements (NDA’s) cases have become a prominent talking point in recent months, various scandals have come to light regarding some previously well respected individuals like Harvey Weinstein, Sir Phillip Green and Donald Trump. After the Hollywood NDA scandals first broke, the spotlight began to focus… Continue reading