The laws and the impact of the laws of employment and similar relationships (workers, agents and independent contractors) become more complex year by year.
Even for the careful business owner or the conscientious worker there are minefields to cross. The technicalities of workers’ rights and the ways in which entitlements are calculated cause all concerned to reach for the bottle of aspirin followed quickly by a cold wet towel.
There is then the interrelation between discrimination claims under the Equality Act and maternity and similar rights under secondary legislation that need to be borne in mind when dealing with apparently unconnected issues such as unauthorised absence.
We try to provide sensible advice which is primarily aimed at avoiding confrontation and preventing claims being made. When that fails, resolution of disputes before they get to the Employment Tribunal becomes as important.
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