Area Employment Law

TUPE for Employers

Our Employment Solicitors understand that the TUPE regulations are a notoriously difficult area of employment law, and will be able to simplify matters for you and assist you in transferring, selling or buying a company.  We will ensure that the correct…

Cancer Discrimination at work

Discrimination occurs when you are treated less favourably than another person because of your disability. Cancer is automatically considered a disability, for the purposes of the Equality Act 2010, from the point of diagnosis. This means that you are protected…

Discrimination by Perception

Discrimination by perception is a form of direct discrimination. Discrimination by perception involves a claimant being treated less favourably because the respondent mistakenly perceives the employee to have a protected characteristic. Example: Someone submits their application for a vacancy that has…

Discrimination by Association

Discrimination by association is a form of unlawful discrimination under the Equality Act (EqA) 2010. It arises where an employee is discriminated against because they are associated with someone who has a protected characteristic. Currently, the law does not extend…

Restrictive Covenant Enforcement

Every business will have valuable knowledge, confidential information and a stable workforce that it considers key to its success. If an employer wishes to protect the use of this information both during and after a period of employment they may…

Human Resource Advice

Large companies often have dedicated human resource departments, and we often assist these departments with more complicated or important legal issues. In smaller companies the job of human resource management is often undertaken by those who own or are running the business.  We regularly offer…

Handbooks and Policies

A key consideration for all businesses (from start-ups to SMEs and large established companies) is having comprehensive HR policies and procedures in place. A HR compliance suite is needed to safeguard business interests and those of your employees. Making sure…