A problem or a conflict at work which demands a legal solution can be stressful. But it need not be that way. Whether it's an employer seeking advice on how to part company … Read More ...
Recent employment law highlights include an unfair dismissal case due to a racially offensive term, emphasizing context consideration. Part-time workers in the UK enjoy rights ensuring equal treatment. Indirect sex discrimination was identified in variable working pattern introductions, though potentially justifiable. Discrimination can occur without a protected characteristic, including perceived discrimination, victimization, and association-based discrimination. Guidance on using anonymized statements in disciplinary investigations is available. The government responded to paternity leave and pay reform proposals. Various forms of disability discrimination are outlined. TUC is forming an AI task force to address regulatory gaps. Dismissal effectiveness is tied to communication, even if in error. Covert employee monitoring can lead to legal issues. Stay updated on these developments.
Stay updated with recent legal changes impacting employers and employees in the UK. Discover the Supreme Court’s new ruling on holiday pay claims, the government’s response to parental leave reforms, insights on consensual termination, and key considerations for workplace dress codes. Additionally, explore essential aspects of right to work checks, implications of app usage on personal devices, Tesco’s new flexible working initiative, and increasing penalties for hiring illegal workers.
What not to do if you are proposing to dismiss an employee | Government announces flexible working changes | Acas publishes updated guidance on sickness absence | An introduction to payment in lieu of notice | Working in hot weather | Ofsted inspector who touched a pupil was unfairly dismissed | Maya Forstater awarded over £100,000 following remedy hearing in gender critical belief discrimination case | Importance of following due process despite very serious allegations against claimant
Automatic unfair dismissal | Statutory minimum notice: an introduction | Neonatal Leave and Protection from Redundancy Bills get Royal Assent | Working in hot weather | Harassment – you cannot be harassed if you were not aware of the conduct in question | The right to be accompanied | BSI introduces a new standard on menopause and menstruation at work | Key facts about redundancies
Continued Expansion for Hunter Law – Introducing our new Senior Associate | Contributory fault in unfair dismissal cases | Dismissal unfair where employer failed to consider furlough as an alternative to redundancy |
EU Law to remain on the statute books unless specifically revoked | An Introduction to Garden Leave | Five things you should know about Statutory Sick Pay | Refusing to pay wages leads to constructive dismissal | The perils of banter | Special considerations when employing young workers | Employee off sick for 15 years claims discrimination for not being given a pay rise
Resignations in the ‘heat of the moment’ | Providing copies of references following an employee request | Shared Parental Leave numbers revealed | Victimisation claim succeeds where primary claim fails |Statutory redundancy pay – some points that the online calculator doesn’t tell you | New ACAS guidance on reasonable adjustments for mental health | 3rd Party harassment – under threat? | Jury service – 5 things you need to know | Ethnicity pay gap recording guidance published | Laughing at an employee who fell over not found to be harassment
Top tips when reviewing employment contracts | How to judge whether misconduct ‘arises from a disability’ | Rate increases | Reflections on the 4 day working week trial | Spring 2023 Budget: Get back to work! | Communicating dismissal in ‘without prejudice’ correspondence | Less favourable treatment of part-time workers | Ramadan – considerations for employers | Teacher forced to leave her job for showing ‘pornography’ to 11 year old pupils
Extra Day Off for the King’s Coronation? | Menopause | Employees Behaving Badly (in employment tribunals) | Managing a Remote Team: Top Tips for Employers | Toilet Trouble | Consultation on Fire and Rehire | Employment Tribunal Delays | How to Manage Redundancies Fairly
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Hunter Law takes a contemporary and practical approach to delivering the right results for corporate clients. All clients are different. There's no 'off the shelf' formulaic … Read More ...
Parting company with an employer and a job is often a simple case of wanting to move on, and take the next step in your career. But sometimes it is more challenging.... If you … Read More ...
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About Hunter Law
The Team Jenna Hunter - Director Jenna Hunter, founder of Hunter Law began her legal career with law firm Kingsford Stacey Blackwell dealing with civil litigation. After … Read More ...
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Hunter Law's fee structure is based on being competitive, affordable and flexible. Where possible, the firm is happy to quote a fixed fee, and also provide an annual retainer … Read More ...
What Clients Say
Corporate Clients Jenna has acted for Lipscomb Cars for a number of years and I have always found her approach to be very supportive and pragmatic. Her advice and understanding … Read More ...