The dismissal and re-engagement on new terms of hundreds of British Gas engineers made the headlines last month.
With a background in City of London law firms, we are delighted to welcome Angharad Birch to our team.
As the vaccination rollout in the UK progresses, and more staff return to their workplaces as lockdown restrictions ease, there has been much debate in recent weeks about whether employers can require their staff to have a COVID-19 vaccine.
The menopause has long been a subject that “we just don’t talk about”. Signs are that this is starting to change, thanks to recent campaigns.
It’s all change at Mitchell Law in 2021, with the prospect of Sherrie, our long-standing practice manager, retiring in April.
It’s a theme we’ll no doubt be coming back to on a regular basis this year, but one of the first employment tribunal cases with a pandemic background has just been published.
In a significant “U-turn” the government has announced that the regulations which brought in a £95,000 cap on public sector exit pay have been revoked.
As we look forward to better times ahead this year, we are delighted to team up with Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW) as our charity of the year for 2021.
For anyone interested in the gig economy and the vexed question of employment rights for those juggling freelance and zero-hours roles, the judgement in the Aslam v Uber case is game-changing.
As most employers are aware, there are many instances when the organisation may be liable for the wrongful actions of their staff.