What is employment law?
Employment law, in its essence, is the legislation which is passed to govern the relationships between employers and employees. This includes a wide range of issues which can arise before, during and after employment. These pieces of legislation are crucial to settling matter which arise out of matters of employment.
What are some of the most important pieces of legislation?
Equality Act 2010 – legally protects people from discrimination in the workplace and in wider society.
Data Protection Act – controls how your personal information is used by organisations, businesses or the government.
Employment Rights Act 1996 – sets out the rights of employees in situations such as dismissal, unfair dismissal, parental leave, and redundancy.
The Flexible Working Regulations 2014 – any employee meeting the minimum service eligibility criteria can request flexible working arrangements.
The Transfer of Undertakings Regulations 2006 – the safeguarding of employees’ rights in the event of transfers of undertakings or businesses.
What are some of the types of work we undertake?
We are pleased to say that we undertake a massive variety of work ranging unfair dismissal to the agreements of senior executives and directors. Difficult matters such as harassment in the workplace and dealing with discrimination although unpleasant are welcome to this firm, we will strive to get you the best settlement to your matter as possible. We are here to support you in both times of strife and success.