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Can an Employer Change Our Holiday Arrangements?
Can an Employer Change Our Holiday Arrangements?
Employers can change the arrangements for taking your holiday but they should discuss it with you and agree the changes first, as it is likely to mean a change of…...
Can an Employer Pay Less than Minimum Wage?
Can an Employer Pay Less than Minimum Wage?
Newspaper investigations have highlighted the practice of using catering staff tips to bring wages up to the level of the minimum wage. But is it legal to do it with…...
Can Employer Cut Wages Without Warning?
Can Employer Cut Wages Without Warning?
A realistic answer to the question of whether an employer can cut the wages of its staff without informing them first....
Can My Employer Reduce My Working Hours
Can My Employer Reduce My Working Hours
Understanding why you may be being given reduced working hours and what you can do about it....
Can My Employer Take my Holidays Away?
Can My Employer Take my Holidays Away?
Companies should not be able to force employees to deduct sickness days from holiday entitlement but it may be a better deal for the employee from a financial point of…...
Can They Cap my Compulsory Redundancy?
Can They Cap my Compulsory Redundancy?
Compulsory redundancy offers are often not as good as voluntary redundancy offers that were made before but it is essential to get proper guidance before deciding how…...
Compassionate Leave For a Funeral?
Compassionate Leave For a Funeral?
Most employers will grant compassionate leave but they are only required to do so for dependants....
Freelancer: Can I Qualify for Unemployment Benefit?
Freelancer: Can I Qualify for Unemployment Benefit?
A freelance architect asks if she would qualify for unemployment benefit as she cannot find any work....
How To Terminate Wife's Employment in Family Business?
How To Terminate Wife's Employment in Family Business?
Helping to understand how an underperforming employee can have their contract terminated - even if they are married to the boss....
I Need Prescription Safety Glasses: Should Employer Pay?
I Need Prescription Safety Glasses: Should Employer Pay?
An honest, accurate answer to a question regarding the rights of employees to have their eye test, glasses and/or prescription goggles paid for by their employer....
Not Allowed to Apply for Other Jobs: Is this Legal?
Not Allowed to Apply for Other Jobs: Is this Legal?
A realistic answer to the question of applying for internal vacancies when your boss tells you not to....
Sacked For Gross Misconduct: After One Minor Offence?
Sacked For Gross Misconduct: After One Minor Offence?
A realistic answer to the issue of gross misconduct in the workplace, referring back to the employment contract rather than personal opinion....
Should I be Paid for Staying Late?
Should I be Paid for Staying Late?
Being asked to work extra hours should, both morally and legally, result in an increase in pay to compensate, and the contract of employment will be the key that shows…...
Should Redundancy Notification Be Made In Writing?
Should Redundancy Notification Be Made In Writing?
What rights do employees have when an existing employer decides to TUPE them to a new employer?...
Voluntary Redundancy: How Long Before Benefits Claim?
Voluntary Redundancy: How Long Before Benefits Claim?
Understanding what benefits you are entitled to if you take up the offer of voluntary redundancy....
What Are My Rights During A Probation Period?
What Are My Rights During A Probation Period?
A realistic answer to a question regarding the rights of an employee during their probation period....
What Are My Rights Regarding Hospital Appointments?
What Are My Rights Regarding Hospital Appointments?
Employers are perfectly within their rights to ask employees to use their holiday allowance for medical appointments, except if the employee is pregnant or disabled,…...
Would Redundancy Pay be Based on Original Hours?
Would Redundancy Pay be Based on Original Hours?
Going onto short-time working is something that an employer may not be able to force you to do, though there is a chance that it will affect a redundancy payout....
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