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7 tips to get sorted at work before your maternity leave

Are you Pregnant and are Thinking About Your Maternity Leave? The start of maternity leave should be exciting for you given the impending birth of your baby; however, many women worry about this and about their return to work.  Here are my top tips for managing your maternity leave before you leave: Do You Know…

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Expertise in every aspect of employment Law

Experts in Employment Law Knowing your rights and the employment law when it comes to your workplace can be confusing, daunting and scary. After all your entire livelihood depends on the way the organisation is run and the way the business views you and your role within the organisation. Situations with your employment can suddenly…

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How much should we mind our language?

It has never been more important to choose your words carefully in the workplace. We all have witnessed the heated debates in Parliament following the calm, carefully-crafted language used by the judges in the Supreme Court. Recent drama in Westminster raises many questions about what is or isn’t appropriate in terms of the language used.…

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UNFAIR DISMISSAL | SW19 LAWYERS London

Losing your job can be shocking, stressful and incredibly upsetting; but what if you don’t understand why you were sacked? What if you feel you were terminated unjustly, or you haven’t been given the opportunity to be heard? Or perhaps you are the employer who felt you had no choice? SW19 Lawyers understand the complexities…

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SW19 Lawyers Employment Laws for Employees

Feeling discriminated? Worried about contractual issues? Thinking about retiring? Starting a family? The grey areas of employment laws in the UK can be complex and overwhelming. If you need advice or practical assistance, SW19 Lawyers ‘hands-on’ ethos might be exactly what you need. We understand how daunting legal matters can be and we are fully…

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SW19Lawyers ranked in The Legal 500 UK

SW19 Lawyers ranked in The Legal 500 UK We are delighted to announce that we have been ranked as a Leading Firm by the Legal 500 UK: "Employment boutique SW19Lawyers LLP ‘provides high-quality, pragmatic and commercial advice’, with particular expertise in discrimination claims, including maternity matters. ‘Highly experienced’ founder Belinda Eriksson, who ‘gives clear, sensible advice promptly’,…

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The gig economy - what does it really mean?

You will have seen the press attention on the employment tribunal ruling that drivers engaged by Uber are “workers”, not self-employed contractors, meaning they will be entitled to national minimum wage, paid annual leave and whistleblower protection. This is the first case that has tested employment status in the rapidly expanding “gig economy” and, as…

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Should commission be included in holiday pay?

Yes, but… The question of which elements of pay, other than just salary or wages, should be included in holiday pay has been rumbling on for a good few years. The most recent case has confirmed what we have known for a while: Commission based on achievement of personal targets should be included in holiday…

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Time and Leisure - Jan 2015

The Employment Lawyer Cathryn O'Hare after taking a career break, ventured back into the working world and she shares her story. View Article  

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