From employment to housing: How Brexit could affect you

Last Thursday Britain voted to leave the EU, raising a number of questions about the impact decision will have. Although many of the true effects of leaving the EU may not become clear for some time, we take a look at what the Brexit vote could mean for you. Will the Brexit vote change employment…

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What lessons can employers take from the Jeremy Clarkson saga?

After two weeks of intense speculation, one of the most public employment disputes has drawn to a close with the BBC’s decision not to renew the contract of Jeremy Clarkson. The Top Gear presenter had been suspended on the 10th March after he was involved in a physical and verbal altercation with a producer on…

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How to avoid the legal hangover of the works Christmas party

The works Christmas party is a time for employees to be merry and employers to beware. Employers look upon the works Christmas party season as an opportunity to recognise their employees’ contributions and efforts throughout the year. They also consider it to be an occasion to assist with team building and boosting staff morale. However,…

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Should I provide an outgoing employee with a reference?

There is no legal requirement for an employer to give an outgoing employee a reference, unless they are in a regulated industry. A regulated industry may include the financial services, banking or the care industry. Whilst a contractual right to a reference is unlikely, an employee may try and negotiate the provision of a reference…

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