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Discrimination in the workplace: What should I do if I am discriminated against?

Discrimination isn’t limited to day-to-day interactions, in fact, it is said that at least 36% of UK adults claim to experience discrimination at work. However, legislative measures have been put in place to avoid workplace discrimination in an effort to move towards a more fair and equal society.  What is discrimination in the workplace? Discrimination […]

How does the new health and social care tax affect your pay?

For those affected, it will not have gone unnoticed that an extra tax was added to employees’ payslips as of April 2022.  This was a result of the new Health and Social Care levy which lead to an increase of 1.25% in tax in the UK. This means that the total National Insurance contributions that […]

An employer’s guide to right to work checks in the UK

What is a right to work check? Under UK law, all prospective employees need to prove that they have a right to work in the country, this means providing some sort of documentation. Employers will need to check that the worker is who they say they are and that they have the correct documentation to […]

Can employers prevent staff from holidaying abroad to prevent quarantine chaos?

edit post EMPLOYMENT LAW Can employers prevent staff from holidaying abroad to prevent quarantine chaos? by ackroydlegal September 27, 2021 SHARE Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on whatsapp Share on email Written by Rebecca Anderson As the government continues to ease restrictions, holidaying abroad has become a possibility once again. […]

What Is A Settlement Agreement?

edit post EMPLOYMENT LAW What Is A Settlement Agreement? by ackroydlegal June 16, 2021 Home / Media / Employment Law / What Is A Settlement Agreement? Facebook-f Instagram Twitter Linkedin-in Youtube By Carlin Peton A settlement agreement brings the relationship between employer and employee to a formal end. It records in detail any settlement that […]

Everything you Need to Know about Furlough

edit post EMPLOYMENT LAW Everything you Need to Know about Furlough by ackroydlegal January 20, 2021 Facebook-f Instagram Twitter Linkedin-in Youtube By Carlin Peton Everything you Need to Know About Furlough as 9 Million People Join Scheme A vast amount of employers from retail and hospitality to football clubs have put their employees on furlough […]

Mothercare Consultations

edit post EMPLOYMENT LAW Mothercare Consultations by ackroydlegal January 20, 2021 Facebook-f Instagram Twitter Linkedin-in Youtube By Carlin Peton After previously closing down a few stores, earlier this week high street retailer Mothercare announced they were going into administration. According to the BBC 2500 jobs are now on the line as mothercare was unable to find […]