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Tag Archives: employee rights

How and when to raise a grievance at work

When employees are not happy with something at work it is important to find a solution as quickly as possible. Employees may be annoyed or angry about something and wish to complain. Companies usually have a system whereby complaints are handled, this is called grievance procedure. Companies are relatively free to handle grievance procedure in [...]

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Guide to the TUPE Regulations

TUPE is an important statutory area of law which protects employees where a business is sold. In simple terms, TUPE preserves employees rights so that all rights the employee had with the seller, such as salary, job role, bonuses and benefits, continuity of employment and so on remain intact. TUPE stands for Transfer of Undertakings [...]

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What is whistleblowing ?

Unfortunately certain situations will arise in workplaces in which employees will feel uncomfortable and will be witness to things that they consider to be wrong. Whistle blowing is the act of making authorities or your employer aware of these ‘wrongdoings’. If an employee becomes a whistle blower their employment rights should be protected. If an [...]

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Employee rights

The Employment Rights Act 1996 provides a number of rights to employees. Some of the rights are only available to those who have been employed for a specific minimum period of time. In this article we will have a look at some basic rights that employees enjoy and the applicable minimum periods of continuous employment. [...]

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Constructive dismissal

Constructive dismissal is a form of dismissal. It occurs when you are forced to quit your job against your wishes because of your employer’s intolerable behaviour. If you feel like your employer is making your working conditions and life so difficult that you see no other option than to leave your job, you may be [...]

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