Rob Coates

July 4, 2016

Disciplinaries at Work – General

There are two main areas where a disciplinary system may be used: ipdapability/performance and conduct. Capability/performance Capability issues may arise because an employee doesn’t have adequate […]
July 4, 2016

Dismissal from Work

Dismissal of an employee occurs when: the employer terminates the contract, either with or without giving notice a fixed term contract ends and is not renewed […]
July 4, 2016

Discrimination at Work

The Equality Act 2010 (the Act) governing all forms of discrimination came into force from 1 October 2010 onwards. The core provisions were effective from this […]
July 4, 2016

Contracts of Employment

A contract of employment is a legally-binding agreement between an employer and employee. The term is defined by the Employment Rights Act 1996 as a contract […]
July 4, 2016

Changing Contractual Terms

Usually, the employer and employee both need to agree to any contract changes. But an employee can insist on a change if they have a legal […]
July 4, 2016

Lay Off and Short Time Working

An employer can ask an employee to stay at home or take unpaid leave if there’s not enough work to do. A lay-off is occurs when the employees […]
July 4, 2016

Parental Leave

Eligible employees can take unpaid parental leave to look after their child’s welfare, eg to: spend more time with their children look at new schools settle […]
July 4, 2016

Time off for Family and Dependants

Employees are allowed time off to deal with an emergency involving a dependant. A dependant could be a spouse, partner, child, grandchild, parent, or someone who depends […]