Employment Law News

Coverage of the most recent changes to employment law from the employment law specialists at Simpson Millar, including guides to ensure that the environment you work in is beneficial for everyone. These articles are essential reading for employers, employees and trade unions.
A Guide To Returning To Work After Maternity Leave

Time icon 16 October 2017 | Person icon Deana Bates

Returning from maternity leave can be a headache. Planning and communicating with your employer is key to make the process as smooth as possible.

Can An Employee Claim Back Holiday If They Were Ill?

Time icon 6 October 2017 | Person icon Deana Bates

If you get ill just before your holiday, can you claim the annual leave back from your employer? Our Employment Solicitor explains how this could be the case.

Employee Wins Tribunal Against Age Discrimination

Time icon 26 September 2017 | Person icon Deana Bates

A 59 year old woman recently won at a Watford Employment Tribunal after being told she would be suited to a more 'traditional' office.

Uber Lose Licence To Operate In London

Time icon 22 September 2017 | Person icon Deana Bates

Uber has recently had their licence revoked in London. Over 40,000 workers will be affected. Our Employment Specialist explains the story.

FDA Wins Over £200,000 for CPS Direct Union Members

Time icon 13 September 2017 | Person icon Joy Drummond

The FDA won a claim for £200,000 for its union members from CPS over hours worked, thanks to FDA Official Jawad Raza and Joy Drummond

Foster carers – workers, employees or self-employed contractors?

Time icon 4 September 2017 | Person icon Deana Bates

Foster carers are perceived as self-employed contractors and as such are not entitled to certain employment rights. Find out how this can be challenged.

How To Address Problems With Your Employees

Time icon 1 September 2017 | Person icon David Hession

Employers often dread dealing with difficult or awkward situations involving their employees We offer some tips to help you tackle employee issues.

The Taylor Review – Can It Bring The Radical Change Needed?

Time icon 11 August 2017 | Person icon Joy Drummond

In the wake of the Taylor Review, we explore how this could change the future of employment law in the UK

A Guide To The Gender Pay Gap

Time icon 2 August 2017 | Person icon Joy Drummond

The gender pay gap is something that needs to be tackled. Find out what your employment rights are and how Simpson Millar can help

Employment Tribunal Fees – Nine Questions And Answers

Time icon 28 July 2017 | Person icon David Hession

Our specialist employment solicitor David Hession investigates what the new ruling on employment tribunal fees could mean for employers and employees

Legal Expenses Insurance – The Key To Funding An Employment Claim?

Time icon 21 July 2017 | Person icon David Hession

Some insurance policies could hold to key to funding an employment law claim – find out more about legal expenses insurance (LEI)

Restrictive Covenants – Tips To Protect Your Business

Time icon 18 July 2017 | Person icon David Hession

Used effectively, restrictive covenants could keep the future and reputation of your business safe – our employment solicitor shares some key tips

How To Instruct An Employment Solicitor Through Legal Expenses Insurance

Time icon 18 July 2017 | Person icon David Hession

Making a claim against your employer? Your insurance policies could hold the key to funding legal costs – find out more about legal expenses insurance

The Taylor Review Shakes Up UK Gig Economy

Time icon 12 July 2017 | Person icon Joy Drummond

The Taylor Review has been announced and looks set to shake up the UK’s gig economy. Joy Drummond investigates the consequences.

Unpaid Holiday Pay Claims – One Worker's Battle

Time icon 10 July 2017 | Person icon Joy Drummond

An ongoing case over the right to receive holiday pay could have ground-breaking consequences for workers and employers in the UK

Taxation Of Termination Payments

Time icon 5 July 2017 | Person icon David Hession

This article takes a look at the government’s proposals to change the tax and NICs treatment of termination payments.

Worker, Employee, And Self-Employed – Do You Know Your Employment Rights?

Time icon 23 June 2017 | Person icon Joy Drummond

Whether you are an employee, worker, part-time worker or self-employed, our guide explains your employment rights | Contact us for advice on 0808 129 3320

Agile Working – An Innovative Concept For Businesses?

Time icon 31 May 2017 | Person icon Simpson Millar LLP

Is agile working good for business? We cover the pros and cons & how it relates to Flexible Working Regulations| Need employment advice? Call 0808 129 3320

4 Tips On How Employers Can Support Staff During Ramadan

Time icon 24 May 2017 | Person icon Zee Hussain

Our Employment lawyer shares 4 tips for employers on helping staff during Ramadan | Need help with your policies? Call us on 0808 129 320



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