Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Google+ Religion or belief discrimination is prohibited by our equality legislation. How is religion or belief defined by our anti-discrimination laws? Religion means any religion and a reference to religion includes a reference to a lack of religion. A... Read More
Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Google+ 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 –... Read More
Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Google+ 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... Read More
Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Google+ When an employee has been fired or sacked, it’s generally understood that the employer has ended their employment. When an employer asks an employee to resign, with a threat that if they don’t they will be sacked, most... Read More
Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Google+ 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.
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.