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
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
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
From 6 April 2019 the maximum amount for a week’s pay for the purpose of calculating a statutory redundancy payment shall increase from £508 to £525. The maximum amount for a week’s pay for the purpose of calculating the basic award for unfair... Read More
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
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.