Before resigning you need to ensure that you are aware of your obligations and have a plan in place. Timing and notice It’s usually best not to resign until you have agreed terms with your new employer – and preferably signed the... Read More
When redundancy is looming it’s an anxious time in the workplace. An employee could be made redundant for various reasons. The employer may be closing the whole business down or the place where the employee has been working. There might be less of a... Read More
Settlement agreements are common in the financial services sector. Many of the banks and other financial institutions frequently restructure and reduce headcount. Affected employees, on leaving the organisation, may well be offered an enhanced financial package provided that they agree to signing... Read More
Childcare costs have risen significantly. Research, which was carried out by the Trade Unions Congress (TUC), revealed that the average costs in England for parents with a one-year old rose 48% between 2008 and 2016, while average wages increased 12%. According to... Read More
When you are being managed out at work it is fairly unpleasant. In some cases employers have genuine performance concerns that need to be addressed. However, this is not always so. On other occasions, particularly when a new manager arrives with his... Read More
Settlement agreements are agreements between employers and employees, which settle certain employment claims. The vast majority of employment claims can be settled in this way, although there are a few exceptions.
There are different exit strategies for leaving employers. The appropriate strategy will depend on the individual’s circumstances. In some cases an employee may simply wish to resign from their employer to pursue other opportunities. In other instances though an employee could have... Read More
Matt is an experienced employment lawyer and legal commentator. Matt advises businesses and individuals on all employment law related issues. He also regularly writes for external publications including the Independent, the Guardian and City AM.