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  • Andrew Robinson - Employment Law
    Should there be a legal right for Bereavement Leave
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    There is currently no legal entitlement to bereavement leave. Unless your employer provides a contractual right for bereavement leave when a loved one passes away you have no right to paid or unpaid time off work.  The only entitlement is to reasonable time off to take action necessary in consequence of a death of a… 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
    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
    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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