What to look out for when facing redundancy

Introduction to facing redundancy When facing redundancy it’s an anxious time in the workplace. An employee could be made redundant for various reasons. The employer may be closing the whole business down or the place where the employee has been working. There might be less of a need for the employee to be doing their work. If there is redundancy situation and …

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Who pays for an employment tribunal?

Employment tribunals make decisions about employment disputes. Nearly all legal cases about employment are heard in employment tribunals. This includes cases about things like unfair dismissal, redundancy and discrimination. There are also many other sorts of claim that can be brought. Can I make a claim to an employment tribunal? If you have a problem with …

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Downturns: A guide for employers | Corona update

Economic downturns In economic downturns employers are often faced with many difficult decisions. Employers may have cash flow problems and struggle to be able to pay their fixed costs including salaries. Business planning can be particularly hard. Here are a few options for employers to consider. General temporary lay-offs and downturns Employers would still be obliged to …

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What Does an Employment Lawyer Do?

Employment lawyers provide a variety of services to employees and employers. Some of the common tasks that lawyers in this practice area help with include: Explanation of Rights An employment lawyer can help explain the client’s rights to him or her. This includes explaining the applicable laws that apply to the case and the options …

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Overtime: A guide for employers

Overtime and the employment contract Whether you can make employees work overtime will depend on the terms of the employment contract. The contract should set out the hours of work and the remuneration to be received, whether it’s in the form of an annual salary or pay at an hourly rate. There may also be provisions outlining …

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