Latest News

Updates on Employment Law and other interesting news

Just Employment

Injury to feelings – an increase in the Vento Bands

29 Mar, 2022

When making an award for injury to feelings in discrimination and whistleblowing cases, the Employment Tribunal uses the Vento Bands. These are usually increased every year. For this year and for claims which are issued on or after 6 April 2022 the new bands will be: 

Continue Reading…
Just Employment

P&O Ferries – Mass redundancies in the workplace

25 Mar, 2022

On 17 March 2022 P&O Ferries dismissed approximately 800 employees with immediate effect with the intention of replacing the employees with cheaper agency staff. 

Continue Reading…
Just Employment

What does ‘Injury to Feelings’ mean?

14 Mar, 2022

Compensation in the Employment Tribunal is generally based upon actual financial loss. However, in discrimination and detriment for making a protected disclosure claims (colloquially known as whistleblowing) a worker can claim compensation for ‘injury to feelings’. Injury to feelings cannot be claimed for standalone unfair dismissal or constructive dismissal claims.

Continue Reading…
Just Employment

To Settle or Not? That is the question – Ms. Virginia Giuffre and her Choice.

04 Mar, 2022

The term Settlement has been in the news a lot recently following Ms Giuffre reaching the terms of a Settlement with Andrew, thought at one time to be the Queen’s favourite son. It is a dilemma faced by many litigants – whether they should settle their claim or have their day in court. Of course, their day in court may go terribly wrong, they could lose their case after racking up a significant legal bill but if it goes well, they could have public vindication and a finding of culpability against, in this case, the perpetrator of a serious crime.

Continue Reading…
Just Employment

Flexible Working Requests – Employers’ Obligations

17 Feb, 2022

One of the outcomes of the Covid-19 pandemic and the subsequent lockdowns/work from home edict is how the workplace has evolved with working from home and hybrid working being feasible for many employees. With many employees being fully vaccinated and self-isolation being somewhat relaxed, you may, as an employer, be considering asking employees to return to the office. 

Continue Reading…

How can we help you today?

Settlement Agreements

We can help you obtain
the best possible agreement.

More Info

I'm an employer

We help managers to solve people problems, individual and collective.

More Info

I'm an employee

We win compensation by settlement or award in nearly 90% of claims.

More Info

HR Advice

We are different to most HR advisors as we are qualified solicitors.

More Info

I would like to express my sincerest thanks for all your help in person….we would like someone who is reliable and good, basically someone of your calibre. Dr A A, London University