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  • Andrew Robinson - Employment Law
    Draft order published to Cap Unfair Dismissal Awards at 12 months’ pay
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      Following changes to legislation in 2012 requiring employees employed after 5 April 2012 to be employed for 2 years before having a right to claim Unfair Dismissal, the government has now announced it does intend to cap the amount of compensation available to employees at the lower of 52 weeks’ pay or the current… Learn more

  • Andrew Robinson - Employment Law
    I think I’ve been dismissed unfairly – what do I do?
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    A dismissal could be deemed as unfair if you were dismissed without a reason or without using the correct and formal dismissal procedure. There are also other situations where your dismissal could be classed as unfair can include: If you requested flexible working hours If you refused to give up your rights with regard to… Learn more

  • 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


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