Problems in the workplace
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Leaving your role
Respected employment team, noted for its strong reputation in the local market, which acts for both employees and employers and has significant experience in acting for both sides of senior-level exits. Represents clients in employment tribunals and restrictive covenant actions as well as aiding companies with employment training programmes. Regularly advises clients from the education and transport sectors. Interviewees say “The firm offers a good all-round service and they’re always available to act promptly on an instruction”.
Can Employees Be Made To Wear Heels To Work?
Recent media coverage around dress code at work has sparked examination into the guidance available for employers; what legal principles do you need to know before making any changes to dress code policy? Solicitor Sarah Hayes discusses.
00:30 Sarah talks about recent media coverage from Japan around workplace dress codes – what can we learn from this?
01:25 Sarah examines a recent example from the UK
02:00 Sarah talks about the Equality Act – are there gaps?
02:30 New guidance is published for employers and employees – how are these applied in practice?
03:10 What does this mean for employers and what should you consider if revising your dress code policy?
Can An Employee Enforce A Discretionary Bonus?
By looking at a previous real world example, Aleksandra Golat from our Employment law department answers the question, can an employee enforce payment of a discretionary bonus?
00:43 When can employees enforce a discretionary bonus, what must they do?
01:00 Aleksandra discusses the case of Bluestone Medical Recruitment
03:05 What factors need to be considered by the employer and the employee?
03:45 What can we learn from this case? How should employers take this in practice?
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