Entries by Sarah

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 […]

Restrictive Covenants

All businesses, regardless of size or trade, rely on privileged information.  Restrictive covenants are utilised when a company needs to protect knowledge deemed exclusive to that business.  Employers frequently include restrictive covenants in employment contracts in order to ensure that employees do not share private information, often regarding strategy or trade secrets, with entities outside […]

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR )

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is coming into effect in a few months and you should now review your existing business practices so that you have adequate time to implement the necessary changes to ensure that you are compliant. Non-compliance can lead to fines, but in reality it is your reputation that will suffer […]

Sex Discrimination at work

Sex discrimination at work Of all types of discrimination such as sex discrimination and disputes related to equal pay have been the most litigated in Tribunals in 2016 and 2017. If you are also being treated unfairly because of your sex, we can support you. Who is the law protecting? Statutory protection– Employees are protected from […]

Direct Race Discrimination at work

Have you faced direct race discrimination at work because of your colour, nationality or your ethnic or national origins? The law protects you and we can help you. Direct discrimination: Direct race discrimination occurs where, because of race, a person (A) treats another (B) less favourably than A treats or would treat others (section 13(1), […]