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Our employment law websites – an update

Our skilled, experienced solicitors work on a wide range of employment law issues. Dealing with everything from unfair dismissal and employment tribunals, to pregnancy discrimination and equal pay claims, they are able to assist with many different legal matters. You can read more about both our services and helpful websites below. http://www.employmenttribunalclaim.co.uk There are lots […]

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Pregnancy and Maternity Leave costs

Anyone who owns a business, particularly a small business, may find it financially demanding when one of their staff is off on maternity leave, especially if they use their whole twelve month entitlement. If a woman already on maternity leave from your company becomes pregnant again, you may be thinking of dismissing her so that […]

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Employment Law – 8 things employers need to know

Employment contracts need to be drafted very carefully because they are governed by statutory requirements which determine the rights and obligations of the employers and employees who enter into them.   Employment tribunal compensation claims are protracted and stressful affairs due to their very nature – disputes having arisen between employers and employees. They are […]

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Women and sickness at work

According to a recent survey of sickness absence by Benenden Healthcare, the average woman takes over 25% more sick leave days throughout her career than the average man. Female employees take a total of 149 days sickness absence – compared with 189 days for men. No one’s entirely certain why there’s such difference – but […]

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Pregnancy Discrimination – new microsite

Yes – we have launched yet another dedicated microsite – this time dealing with the problems of pregnancy discrimination at work. Remarkably, according according to figures produced by the equal pay charity, the Fawcett Society, an estimated 30,000 women are either dismissed sacked or forced into giving up their job each and every year – […]

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