We discuss injury to feelings compensation, the award bands and how they are calculated.
We reflect on the issues that arise from suspension - the hot take and hot tips.
Join us for the latest Mitchell Law Tea Break and hear our thoughts and top tips about dismissing for reputation damage, you could even take part in our pop quiz!
We lighten the mood with our top ten Bank Holiday facts to keep you amused and informed, as you dream about those idyllic days stranded in an overheated car in M5 traffic chaos.
Join us for the latest Mitchell Law Tea Break and hear our thoughts about malingering, absence management and stress!
We discuss some of the reasons why you may want to dismiss a short serving employee, some of the pitfalls, and how to go about it.
The Equality Act established the rule that it is generally unlawful to ask job applicants for information about their health prior to offering a job. Straight forward? Of course not!
Confidentiality clauses is the more familiar term, found within employment contracts and settlement agreements. We look at the differences and the interplay of these, and the angles that the government consultation is focusing on.
This year we're celebrating the centenary of the (catchily-titled) Sex Disqualification (Removal) Act 1919. That Act finally paved the way for female law graduates to qualify and practice as solicitors and barristers. As a (currently) all-female firm, we definitely think that’s something worth raising a glass to!
Aside from being the scourge of every New Year’s diet, cake has now caused a real problem with the laws prohibiting discrimination in employment. It seems surprising – after all, pretty much everyone likes cake. So what’s the issue?