Date: 28 September 2018

Know your employment rights

Employment

3 handy tips from our expert employment solicitor, Nikki Sharpe…  I work with people who have lost their job because of discrimination or unfair practices through no fault of their own. I also work with employers, supporting them to put the right structures in place to keep their staff safe and their processes legal.   Sadly, it is not uncommon for people to experience discrimination in the workplace. Whilst many employers take their role in safeguarding staff seriously (and I’m happy to say the majority of employers I work with in South Yorkshire do), there are still those that don’t.  …

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Date: 19 October 2017

Bullied at work? How to cope…

Bullied at work

We spend vast swathes of our life at work. In fact sometimes we see our work colleagues more than we see our own family. But bullying, discrimination or disputes can make going to work the last thing you want to do. Sometimes issues can be resolved by talking and tackling the problem head on. But in other cases, the dispute ends up at an employment tribunal. Until recently, however, taking a claim to an employment tribunal meant paying substantial fees up front – a major hindrance to many seeking justice for workplace troubles. Now a court has ruled that the fees…

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