Entries by Sarah

Can employees record disciplinary and grievance meetings?

  Can employees record disciplinary meetings, and would a recording be admissible in a tribunal? We assist and act for numerous employees and employers in relation to dealing with grievance and disciplinary matters. A question we get asked is employees allowed to record grievance and disciplinary meetings? It is common that employers when conducting disciplinary hearings will […]

The Work Christmas Party

Work’s Christmas Party Introduction If an office Christmas party takes place within working hours, or out of working hours, in the office or away from the office, it will be considered an extension of the working environment. While the Christmas party is an opportunity to break loose and be remembered, employers should be aware of […]

Free employment help sources

Free employment help sources  There are numerous free employment help sources available. If you are a member of a union, then they should be your initial port of call for both representation and advice. If you are unsure of whom these are then contact your rep at work or call your union’s national office.  If […]

Free Employment advice

We can offer free employment advice if you are experiencing problems in the following areas: Unfair dismissal, discrimination, redundancy, maternity or parental rights, health and safety, changes in working hours and conditions, unpaid wages, bullying and any other employment-related matter. We can also help you to negotiate your terms and conditions and levels of compensation […]

What maternity pay is a pregnant woman entitled to?

Are you currently pregnant and wondering what maternity pay you are entitled to as a pregnant woman? This article summarises your rights under the current legislation. If you have issues and need more information, please contact us as soon as possible: During maternity leave The contract of employment continues throughout OML and AML, unless either party expressly ends it […]

How does the law protect pregnant women from discrimination?

Do you feel discriminated against at work because of your pregnancy? The law is protecting you. Contact us for further information: Pregnancy and maternity is identified as a protected characteristic in section 4 of the EqA 2010. Pregnancy and maternity discrimination in the workplace is prohibited in the specifically identified circumstances set out in section 18of the EqA 2010. It is unlawful […]

Women that are made redundant during maternity leave

Women that are made redundant during maternity leave Have you been made redundant whilst on maternity leave? We can help you, here is an overview of the law: Redundancy An employer should take care that the redundancy selection criteria it uses does not discriminate against employees who are pregnant or on maternity leave. For example, […]

Management of case and trial

The Law Clinic assesses each case individually and takes great pride in understanding every aspect of the business before representing it. Below are 7 ways that the law clinic can help a business owner who is facing a claim. The Law Clinic can help you with one step, if you wish to represent yourself, or […]

ET3 and Grounds of Resistance

The Law Clinic assesses each case individually and takes great pride in understanding every aspect of the business before representing it. Below are 7 ways that the law clinic can help a business owner who is facing a claim. The Law Clinic can help you with one step, if you wish to represent yourself, or […]