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Suitable Alternative Employment

Suitable Alternative Employment

A question that we are being asked more often is how to assess whether, in a redundancy situation, a role can be declared as suitable alternative employment, meaning that if the employee unreasonably refuses to accept the role, they would no longer be entitled to a redundancy payment...

Annual compensation increase

Annual compensation increase

Compensation limits and minimum awards that are payable under employment legislation are to increase from 6th April 2017...

Dismissing an employee – How to do it fairly

Dismissing an employee – How to do it fairly

It can often be a minefield when looking to terminate an employee’s employment. An employer must ensure they act fairly and reasonably in relation to any decision taken. In this blog, we have set out areas to consider before embarking on a dismissal process...

Controversial judgment in disabled worker case

Controversial judgment in disabled worker case

This week we look at a case with potentially far-reaching consequences for employers of people with disabilities.

ESP Law solicitor featured in HR Magazine on 'Protecting yourself during exit talks'

ESP Law solicitor featured in HR Magazine on 'Protecting yourself during exit talks'

Two recent decisions emphasise the importance of protecting your position while negotiating exits. Don’t open yourself up to significant costs by assuming that an agreement will be reached...

Is it really Redundancy?

Is it really Redundancy?

Before embarking on a redundancy process, it is always prudent for employers to consider whether a genuine redundancy situation exists.

The importance of tailoring restrictive covenants

The importance of tailoring restrictive covenants

The restrictive covenant; your legal safety net if an employee decides to leave. But how safe is it? It’s vital your business understands just how much power your company’s restrictive covenants really have so your can sit easy knowing your claims over clients are watertight should your team...

HR Flash Point: How do I take back control of our HR budget?

HR Flash Point: How do I take back control of our HR budget?

As an HR leader, you’re faced with the daily challenge of corralling a team that keeps your organisation working smoothly and continuously moving forward. No matter what the challenge – employee relations, disciplinaries, redundancies – you and your team can adeptly handle anything your...

Collapse of prosecution against ex-City Link Directors for failing to notify redundancies

Collapse of prosecution against ex-City Link Directors for failing to notify redundancies

Criminal proceedings brought by the Department for Business Innovation and Skills (BIS) against three ex-directors of City Link, under section 194 of the Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992, who were alleged to have failed to give sufficient notice for redundancy plans,...