Whether you have been made redundant without substantial notice, sacked on the spot or asked to leave following a period of tension, losing a job can be a stressful experience – and in some cases, you might feel that your employer’s decision was unfair.
The recent increase in Employment Tribunals – resulting in a backlog of cases – has led to a new recruitment drive to help clear it.
An investigation by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has resulted in a substantial fine for a Kent-based TV studio.
Another possible nail in the coffin of the so-called ‘gig economy’ was delivered this month, when the Supreme Court backed a plumber in the case against his former employer.
One in four SMEs have admitted there is a gender pay gap within their company. That is according to research from Close Brothers Asset Finance.
A sawmill, where machinery caused a worker to lose the lower half of his leg, has been fined £400,000.
The Government has issued its guidance regarding dress codes in the workplace and ensuring they are not discriminatory, but the advice has come in for some criticism.
The rights of workers in the so-called ‘gig economy’ are to be overhauled, the Government has announced, following the publication of the high-profile Taylor Review.
Marks and Spencer has been fined for disability discrimination, after it delayed making special provisions for a disabled worker whose condition meant that he needed to use a toilet regularly.
A South East recycling business has been handed a substantial fine after an incident in which one of its workers suffered life-threatening head injuries.