Employees

Don’t feel at a disadvantage or that you’re on your own with regard to work related issues.

We are here to give you sensible understandable advice at around half the price charged by other law firms.

We offer an initial FREE half hour meeting or telephone conference, practical advice and a sympathetic ear. We will listen and fight your corner, providing everyone with access to justice.

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Termination of Employment

If you resign from your employment then you are obliged to give notice.

This should be either set out in your contract of employment or as set down by statute.

In the absence of a different contractual notice period you are obliged to give at least 1 week’s notice to your employer.

If you do not believe that the termination of your employment is fair then you should take advice.  If you believe that you have been unfairly dismissed then you usually need to have been employed for 2 years to be able to begin a claim.  However in discrimination cases you do not need any length of service to begin a claim.

You may be offered a settlement agreement – you need to take independent legal advice upon that. Your employer usually pays for you to do that or contributes towards those fees.  We regularly advise employees regarding settlement agreements and take the mystery and anxiousness away regarding dealing with such matters.

Remember that you are entitled to be paid any accrued but untaken holiday entitlement when your employment comes to an end.

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Redundancy

The threat of redundancy can be very stressful for any employee.

At a time like that your head is all over the place and you don’t necessarily know what you are entitled to, or indeed if the redundancy is fair.

The main points to consider are:-

  • Are you the only one at risk of redundancy and if so should others doing the same or similar work be in the pool?
  • Have you been invited to a consultation meeting to allow you the opportunity to put forward any ideas you may have to avoid redundancy?
  • Have you been allowed the opportunity to be accompanied by a work colleague or trade union representative?
  • If the redundancy has been confirmed have you been offered the correct amount of redundancy pay and notice pay?

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