May 2015

The Government has drafted legislation designed to prevent the way some employers use exclusivity clauses – clauses included in zero-hours contracts that prevent casual staff from working for another employer, despite not guaranteeing any fixed hours. Following a public consultation, it is recommended that such...

The average award for an unfair dismissal case in the UK is a little under £9,000. Claims resulting from discrimination cases can cost much more. If you’re running a small business, falling foul of employment law is at best damaging and, depending on your circumstances,...

An employment tribunal has ruled that a worker who was worried about reporting a manager for sexual harassment for fear of losing work should be awarded compensation of £19,500. The claimant asserted that after she had complained about her line manager, his behaviour towards her worsened,...