Employment

Employment

Your employees can be your most valuable asset; let our experienced team help you look after them and ensure that your legal interests as an employer are fully protected.

Employment law is a rapidly changing and complex area of law. Understanding the pressures of delivering on core business objectives and needs, whilst remaining mindful of your many responsibilities as an employer, helps us to guide you to pragmatic commercial solutions.

Working as part of your team, providing the support you need, whenever you need it, is how we build trusted long-term relationships with our clients. Whether providing a sounding board to enable you to take a step back from a situation and discuss matters on an objective basis, or simply keeping you up to date with changes to the law and offering practical guidance, our team will work closely with you to ensure that you are prepared for any challenges that may arise.

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News & Events

News

World Cup 2018: Seven points for employers

With the World Cup just around the corner, Head of our Employment Department, Jonathan Dale, recommends that employers check their holiday and flexible working policies, in anticipation of requests from staff to take time off to watch – or even attend – matches. Jonathan has provided a useful seven-point plan to …

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Employment law update: Changes to termination payments

Changes to the way that termination payments are taxed came into force on 6 April 2018, so if you are already negotiating settlements you should be aware that any payments will fall under the new regime. Payments in Lieu of Notice (PILON) Previously, if an employee was paid in lieu …

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Articles

Sleeping on the job

Sleeping on the job

In a hugely significant decision which will see many employers breathing a huge sigh of relief, the Court of Appeal has held that employees sleeping in at their employers’ premises while ‘on call’ are not entitled to be paid the National Minimum Wage for their entire shift. Based on the …

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GDPR: A fixed fee service to ensure that your business is compliant

From recent discussions with clients and professional contacts we're aware that, despite major changes to the rules and business practices around data protection now being in place, some businesses are still struggling to get to grips with GDPR and run the very real risk of being handed significant fines …

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World Cup 2018: Seven points for employers

The World Cup's in full swing, but it's not too late  to check your holiday and flexible working policies in anticipation of further requests from staff to take time off for matches, says Jonathan Dale, Head of Employment at Andrew Jackson Solicitors Holiday Requests How do you react …

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What will Brexit mean for employment law?

What will Brexit mean for employment law?

It is unlikely that the UK's decision to leave the EU will dramatically transform UK employment law, although we can expect some changes. What form those changes may take is unknown, as it will depend upon which party is in power following the EU exit. Jonathan Dale, head of …

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Is your business ready for key employment law changes?

Is your business ready for key employment law changes?

To help businesses - large and small - prepare for a number of imminent changes to employment law, our head of employment law, Jonathan Dale, has highlighted five key areas that ought to be on an employer's radar. 1. Living and Minimum Wage From April this year, the Living Wage, which …

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Engaging workers on a self employed basis? Here's what you need to know

Engaging workers on a self employed basis? Here's what you need to know

A growing number of companies are using self-employed workers to help fill gaps in the workforce and to cover different shift patterns. Whilst these workers offer a great degree of flexibility to suit the needs of the company, it is important not to blur the lines on self-employment. …

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