Tag: employment

MacDonald Oates LLP Solicitors
7th March 2016

Linda Wilson, Head of our Employment Department, provides employers with some guidance on dealing with employees who are absent from work on long term sick leave or maternity leave. Employees can be absent for long periods of time due ...

MacDonald Oates LLP Solicitors
11th February 2016

It is important for employers to follow a fair process if dismissing an employee because employees can bring claims for certain types of unfair dismissal, as well as other claims such as discrimination, regardless of their length of ...

MacDonald Oates LLP Solicitors
10th September 2015

We are delighted to announce that for a limited time we are able to offer businesses a complimentary audit of their employment documentation. This could be of significant value to your business as it ensures your contracts are up to ...

MacDonald Oates LLP Solicitors
1st April 2015

As usual, rates such as statutory maternity pay and statutory sick pay, together with compensation limits in the Tribunal, will be increased as from 6 April this year. We have updated our guide to the current rate and limits, which can ...