All posts by: Kay Hamblin

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Minimise the risk of facing an Employment Tribunal:

The top pitfalls in employment and anti-discrimination law and how to avoid them in 2019 Remember the one million pound damage award against an employer in 2018 for discrimination and unfair dismissal? (Click here if you missed it https://eightlegal.com/discrimination-unfair-dismissal/). Keep reading to learn how to reduce the risk of facing an employment tribunal claim. Discrimination Claims […]

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Annual Leave: Use it or Lose it?

For many businesses, 31st December marks the end of the annual leave year, which can lead to problems if people haven’t used up all of their allocation. The simple mantra of ‘use it or lose it’ may feel completely reasonable, but it pays to be a little cautious.  Check your paperwork  Firstly, review what you […]

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Perils of the Work Christmas Party

Love them or loathe them, the season of the work Christmas party is well and truly upon us. For most, it’s just a chance to relax and have fun, but things can get out of hand, and many employers aren’t aware of some of the potential consequences… Business Reputation Perhaps the most obvious is reputational […]