From 6 April 2020 the maximum amount for a week’s pay for the purpose of calculating a statutory redundancy payment shall increase from £525 to £538. The maximum amount for a week’s pay for the purpose of calculating the basic award for unfair... Read More
Disability discrimination could come in various forms. Here is a guide on key points. Definition of disability In order to claim disability discrimination it’s necessary to show that the person (or in some cases someone else) has or had a “disability”. Some... Read More
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 religion must have... 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 a... 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.