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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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Employment Limits – Yearly Review

Each year, the government reviews the various limits applicable to sums payable or due in an employment context. It is important for employers to know about these changes to ensure that they are fully aware of their obligations, and the potential risks they face with respect to their employees. With effect from 6 April 2018, …

Employment Limits – Yearly Review

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Paying the Minimum? Wage rates to increase in April 2018

National minimum wage and national living wage rates are set to increase on 1 April 2018. While all employers should ensure that their pay levels meet or exceed these rates, employers in the retail industry will be particularly affected. The rate of pay a worker is entitled to largely depends on their age – people …

Paying the Minimum? Wage rates to increase in April 2018

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