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Mark Fellows is an employment solicitor in St Albans and London who advises both employers and employees on a wide range of contentious and non-contentious employment matters. Mark has a strong interest in employment litigation. Mark heads the Sherrards Solicitors’ Employment law team. He has many years of experience of advocacy in Employment Tribunals, advocating at full hearings in relation to claims of unfair dismissal, discrimination, deductions from wages, breach of contract, TUPE and claims brought under the Working Time Regulations. Mark leads seminars on employment law, and provides in-house training to clients. Mark is a member of the Employment Lawyers Association.

Dealing with disgruntled former employees

In our previous blog, we focused on options for employers to consider in dealing with vexatious employees who are still in their employment. This blog focuses on how employers can deal with litigious/vexatious former employees who bring claims in the Employment Tribunal following the termination of their employment. As a result of the abolition of Employment …

Dealing with disgruntled former employees

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The vexing problem of aggrieved employees in the recruitment industry

You are in a business that revolves around people – clients, candidates and above all else your employees. So what do you do when you are faced with an employee who raises a complaint or threatens to bring an Employment Tribunal claim against your business? What if you consider that their complaint has absolutely no …

The vexing problem of aggrieved employees in the recruitment industry

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The vexing problem of aggrieved employees

It has now been just over a year since the Supreme Court abolished employment tribunal fees. Since that decision, through discussions with our clients, we have noticed an increase in the number of employees raising complaints or threatening to bring employment tribunal claims against their employer. These often have no legal basis but are undertaken …

The vexing problem of aggrieved employees

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Adopting the right mentality for Mental Health

After the high-profile support of Prince William and Harry, last month’s Mental Health Awareness week reinforced the need to prioritise mental wellbeing in modern society and in particular in the workplace.  ACAS suggest that 1 in 4 of us suffer from mental health issues and the Mental Health Foundation report that two thirds of us …

Adopting the right mentality for Mental Health

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New Year, New Resolutions, New Laws!

Christmas already seems like a distant memory and the focus is now very much on what is in store for 2018. Us employment lawyers had plenty of reasons to become animated during 2017, with the cancellation of Employment Tribunal fees, the constant debate about whether an individual is an employee, a worker or self-employed and …

New Year, New Resolutions, New Laws!

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Holiday Pay & Overtime – to include or not to include?

Most employers will be aware of the continued uncertainty surrounding the calculation of holiday pay but we are beginning to see light at the end of the tunnel.  The Employment Appeals Tribunal (“EAT”) recently concluded that regular payments for voluntary overtime must be taken into account when calculating holiday pay. The clarification comes after a …

Holiday Pay & Overtime – to include or not to include?

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Topgolf Limited

Mark Fellows works closely with the Topgolf Limited team, helping them navigate the increasingly complex area of employment law. Along with the rest of the employment team, Mark provides day to day support, ensuring their policies and procedures are up to date and robust. Working in tandem with Topgolf’s HR manager, Mark jointly runs annual …

Topgolf Limited

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