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Maternity, Pregnancy and Parental Rights

Maternity, Pregnancy and Parental Rights

Pregnancy and childbirth is an exciting time but it can be stressful when an issue arises at work. We can advise you on your parental rights, entitlements and options and assist you in the event of a dispute or if you feel you are being treated differently or unfairly.

If you would like to work more flexibly to help you juggle your home and work responsibilities we can advise you on how to make a flexible working request, what to expect and what you can do if you don’t get the answer you had hoped for, particularly where there is little or no explanation or reason.

If you would like a confidential chat to see how we can help you, please contact us.

 

Is vegetarianism a protected characteristic

Emily Yeardley
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Is vegetarianism a protected characteristic under the Equality Act 2010? This was the question that a recent Employment Tribunal had to answer when Mr Conisbee, a waiter at a hotel, brought a claim against his former employer, Crossley Farms Ltd claiming...

You're fired! - have you been unfairly dismissed?

Emily Yeardley
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When an employee is dismissed from their employment, it is natural for that person to feel as if they have been treated unfairly. An employer is entitled to dismiss an employee provided they can show that the reason for the dismissal was one of five...