Employment Law Solicitors London UK

Whatever industry you work in, you are protected by employment law & employment law solicitors London will provide you with certain rights, regardless of what your contract may say.

Over the years we have helped many individuals secure a win against an employer who has acted unfairly. We believe that everyone has the right to a fair contract. Our team offers affordable expert employment advice.

In the UK there has been a sharp rise in the number of employees taking their employer to court and being awarded compensation. To help manage this. UK employment law has been tightened so there is a universal standard which all employees can expect. An employer cannot omit certain statutory rights from your contract. But they can increase your rights further.

Your Rights

Your contract should contain the following basic statutory rights, including the right to:

  • a written statement of terms of employment within two months of commencing work;
  • an itemised pay slip;
  • receive the National Minimum Wage (at least);
  • not to have illegal deductions made;
  • For full time employees, the right to at least four weeks paid holiday every year;
  • time off for trade union duties;
  • For employees with more than two years of service, the right to paid time off work if you are being made redundant;
  • For 16 and 17 year olds, the right to have time off to study
  • paid time off for ante natal care;
  • request flexible working arrangements to care for dependent children or adults;
  • paid maternity/paternity leave;
  • unpaid parental leave (for men and women);
  • paid adoption leave;
  • work no more than 48 hours per week (due to Health and Safety regulations);
  • weekly and daily rest breaks;
  • not to be discriminated against;
  • continue working until the age of 65 at least;
  • a notice of dismissal;
  • written reasons of dismissal;
  • receive compensation if unfairly dismissed;
  • claim redundancy pay;
  • not to suffer detriment or dismissal for blowing the whistle on a matter of public concern at a workplace;
  • For part time workers, the right to the same contractual rights as a comparable full time employee; and
  • For fixed term employees, the right to have the same contractual rights as a comparable permanent employee.

These rights apply for the majority of workers regardless of how many hours per week they are contracted to work. However, in some cases, a minimum period of employment must be completed first.

Expertise of Our employment lawyers London

Some of the areas of employment law that we have represented include:

  • Discrimination
  • Redundancy
  • Breach of contract
  • Unfair dismissal
  • Retirement
  • Compromise agreements

If you believe that your employer has not provided you with your full rights under the law, contact our specialist employment team today on 0207 242 1666 to arrange a free, initial consultation.

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