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Stunning victory for Employment Claimants as Britain’s top court declares tribunal fees illegal

As an experienced Employment lawyer I have learnt that the world of workplace disputes is like a pendulum. At times the odds seem stacked in favour of the employer and then the world changes and the employee appears on top. … Continue reading

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Can my boss sack me for what I say on Social Media?

The short answer is yes. In certain circumstances you can be legally sacked for what you say on Facebook, Twitter or other social media. Even if you are at home and just speaking to friends. When can you be legally … Continue reading

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Attorneys Who Denied Father Access to His Money Removed

The Court of Protection has come to the rescue of an elderly man who wished to have access to his own funds. The man, now aged 87, appointed his son and daughter to be his attorneys under an Enduring Power … Continue reading

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Teacher Forced to Resign

A teacher was forced to resign when videos of her beach holiday activities went viral and upset parents of the posh school she worked at. http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/world-news/twerking-primary-school-teacher-sacked-7726815 This can happen here. In certain cases the law will allow an employer to … Continue reading

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Employment Law Changes Come into Effect in April 2016

1 April 2016 National Living Wage. The National Minimum Wage (Amendment) Regulations 2016 (SI 2016/68) will come into force on 1 April 2016. The new National Living Wage will apply to workers aged 25 and over at a rate of £7.20 … Continue reading

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New Inheritance Tax (IHT) Relief on Family Residences

From 6 April 2017, a new Inheritance Tax (IHT) relief is being introduced that will benefit homeowners in the UK. With house prices having risen rapidly over the years, the family home is a substantial asset for many families – … Continue reading

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Disabled Employee Pays Price for Refusal to Work

An employee who is mistreated by their employer has every right to complain. However, an employee who digs in their heels may pay a high price for their actions, as was illustrated by a case concerning a disabled man who … Continue reading

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