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  • Andrew Robinson - Employment Law
    Employee Shareholders – what you need to know about the possible changes
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    The Growth and Infrastructure Bill looks set to continue through parliament. The aim is to create Employee shareholders who in return for receiving £2000 or more in shares from their Employer, give up their entitlement to certain employment law rights including: The right to claim Unfair Dismissal; The right to receive redundancy payments; The right… Learn more

  • Andrew Robinson - Employment Law
    Whistleblowing – where is the public interest?
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    For some the protection afforded to employees when blowing the whistle on dubious practices operated by their employer is important as it encourages employees to disclose wrongdoing of their employer without the fear of suffering detriment or being dismissed.   However the current legislation does not require the protected disclosure to be in the public… Learn more

  • Paul Stubbs - Litigation
    Compromise Agreements – Legal Advice
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    The volume of employers and employees reaching agreement to terminate their employment by way of a compromise agreement continues to increase as awareness of their potential benefit increases. A compromise agreement can be a useful tool when the relationship between employer and employee breaks down irretrievably as it allows the parties to agree the terms… Learn more

  • Andrew Robinson - Employment Law
    Up to 1 in 7 women face redundancy following Maternity Leave
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    A survey by OnePoll last month revealed worrying levels of women on maternity leave feeling discriminated against. Over 40% of those surveyed found their jobs or hours had changed upon return from leave, and many faced redundancy situations on their return to work. It is unlawful to discriminate against an employee on the grounds of… Learn more

  • Andrew Robinson - Employment Law
    Employment Law Reform
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    2013 is set to see a great number of changes to employment law. The ethos behind the changes is based on the government desire to deregulate and simplify employment law, encouraging employers to take on employees and hopefully stimulate the economy as a result. The key changes are listed below, but we wait to see… Learn more

  • Andrew Robinson - Employment Law
    Employment Law Reform
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      2013 is set to see a great number of changes to employment law. The ethos behind the changes is based on the government desire to deregulate and simplify employment law, encouraging employers to take on employees and hopefully stimulate the economy as a result. The key changes are listed below, but we wait to… Learn more

  • Andrew Robinson - Employment Law
    Our NEW Employment Law Clinic and essential information on bringing a claim
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    Employment law is often a very emotional area to work in. Employees place a huge amount of trust and confidence in their employer. An employee may spend more time with work colleagues than they spend with friends and family. You rely on your employer to not only pay your wages but also ensure you have… Learn more

  • Andrew Robinson - Employment Law
    Changes to TUPE that could simplify business purchases involving employees.
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    The Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 protects employees when a business undertaking in which they are employed transfers to a new employer. The regulations provide a day one right to employees to be protected from being dismissed as a result of the transfer. The continuity of employment and contracts of employment transfer to… Learn more

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