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Employment Law

In defence of discrimination

Under the Equality Act, an employer is responsible for anything done by an employee during their course of employment.  So, if a colleague uses discriminatory language towards another, the employer can be liable for it. However, all is not lost for an employer as there is a defence available.  If the employer can demonstrate they […]

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Consequences of breach of contract

Consequences Of Breach Of Contract

When you sign a contract, you and at least one other party enter a legally binding agreement to adhere to the terms of set out in the document. Common contracts include employment contracts, tenancy agreements and service contracts to name just a few. If you or the other party has breached the terms of a […]

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Breach of confidentiality by employer

Breach Of Settlement Agreement By Employer

If you have reached a settlement agreement with your employer, both parties are legally obligated to adhere to the terms agreed. In this article we will tell you what to do if your former employer has breached the terms of the settlement agreement and what compensation you may be entitled to receive as a result. […]

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Redundancy. How important is it to get it right?

The Importance of a Fair Redundancy Procedure  How to do a fair redundancy.  Redundancies can be complicated and difficult for both employer and employee. When redundancies unfortunately have to be made, it is important that they are done correctly. Redundancy is one of the potentially fair reasons for dismissal – for example – due to […]

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