Office relocations need to be handled carefully. Office relocations happen for various reasons. Businesses may be relocated because a lease is coming to an end or it’s more economically viable to operate in a different location. On some occasions just part of the... Read More
It is a common misunderstanding that all termination payments qualify for a £30,000 tax exemption. The exemption only applies if the payment is not otherwise chargeable to income tax. What is the payment for? Generally, contractual payments will be subject to income... Read More
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
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
Tackling bullying in the workplace should be a high priority for any employer. Office bullies can cause great harm to the people that they target, they can significantly reduce staff morale and they can lower productivity. On top of all that they... 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
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.