Employment

Read our free employment law articles, tips and guides on contracts of employment, furlough, holiday entitlement and much much more. With each article we explain in plain English what you need to know as an employee or an employer.

We provide the insider advice that you'd get from an Employment Law Friend. We can also help with free or paid download documents or have a panel of hand selected solicitors on hand to take over the case for you.
Vento Bands, Employment Tribunal Awards & Court Awards from Employment Law Friend

Vento Bands & Employment Tribunal Awards

Find out how much you could win in employment tribunal awards. With Vento bands, maximum and average awards, as well as how to calculate your own awards
27/05/2021
Can I sue my employer for stress and anxiety? from Employment Law Friend: A judges gabble rests on an old leather bound book titled 'employment law'

Can I Sue My Employer For...?

Can I sue my employer for stress and anxiety? for setting me up to fail? for disclosing personal information? We answer when and how you can sue your work.
26/05/2021
My Employer Owes Me Money from Employment Law Friend: An open, empty coin purse

My Employer Owes Me Money

We explain your options and your rights if you are underpaid at work. Plus what you can do if you are no longer employed by them
26/05/2021
Mandatory Vaccine from Employment Law Friend

Mandatory Vaccine: Can My Employer Impose Compulsory Vaccination?

We look at Italy, the US and the UK's different approaches to a mandatory vaccine. Can your employer impose compulsory vaccination? + Will we continue to work from home?
05/05/2021
Resignation Letter from Employment Law Friend. A man hands his boss an envelope that reads 'resignation', across a wooden desk.

Resignation Letter: The right way to hand in your notice

Writing a resignation letter: How to give your two weeks notice for work. Plus how to quit your job if you've had problems at work and may need to make a claim at tribunal
03/05/2021
English Nationalism at Work from Employment Law Friend

English Nationalism on the Rise: Thomas vs Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS

English nationalism in on the rise in the UK. How do we protect freedom of thought while protecting the rights and safety of our non-English friends and colleagues?
26/03/2021
Restrictive Covenants from Employment Law Friend

Restrictive Covenants in Your Employment Contract

We explain restrictive covenants meaning, when they are enforceable and whether they apply to situations such as redundancy, including examples.
22/03/2021
Strike: Industrial Action Meaning & Examples from Employment Law Friend

Strike: Industrial Action Meaning & Examples

We explain your rights when taking part in Strike action and Industrial action. With common FAQ's and industrial action examples.
15/03/2021
How to Ask for a Pay Rise from Employment Law Friend

How To Ask For A Pay Rise

How to ask for a pay rise: Tips for how to negotiate a pay rise, how much much to ask for and how to justify it.
12/03/2021
Stress at Work from Employment Law Friend

Stress at Work

The top 10 causes of stress at work. Effects of long term workplace stress and how to manage it to avoid workers burnout or health problems.
11/03/2021
Mental Health Day from Employment Law Friend

Mental Health Day

Can you take a day off for your mental health at work? When should you take a mental health day? And, what can you do if you're mistreated as a result?
10/03/2021
Calculating Overtime from Employment Law Friend

Calculating Overtime

Calculating overtime: Are you entitled to overtime pay? What is non discretionary overtime? How do you calculate holiday overtime pay?
09/03/2021