Point of law

Here are some of the most common questions employers and employees have with regard to their employment. 

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Unfair dismissal: rights and responsibilities

Unfair dismissal: rights and responsibilities

If government ministers are to be believed, nothing strikes fear into an employer’s heart more than the threat of being taken to the employment tribunal. In fact, if this is so, it is a fear based on an illusion.

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Restrictive Covenants

Restrictive Covenants

QUESTION: Can your employer stop you from working for a competitor after you leave their employment?

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Grievance

QUESTION: I have a grievance. How do I go about raising it?

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Employment contracts

Employment contracts

QUESTION: My employment contract says that I must give three months’ notice and yet I have a better job offer that requires me to start next month. I have been told that as I haven’t signed my employment contract, I can ignore it. Is this right?

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These articles are provided for entertainment purposes and if you have a specific issue on which you need help, you are advised to consult a solicitor, HR professional or obtain free advice from ACAS.

Articles are written by Peter Burgess who is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, a graduate in law, and holds an MBA from London Business School.