Dress codes are often drawn up by employers. Many businesses, particularly in the professional services sector, need to portray a corporate image to their clients – and ensuring staff are smartly dressed is an important part of conveying that image.
The small print in employment contracts can easily be overlooked. If you are not happy in a job and then receive a job offer you might be very keen to sign up to the new contract. You would though be foolish to... Read More
Employees are not automatically entitled to flexible working unless the flexible arrangement forms part of their contract. Employees may, subject to having sufficient continuous employment, make a request for flexible working under the statutory procedure, but employers can turn down requests for... 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
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.