Unfair Dismissal Claim

Constructive Unfair Dismissal v Unfair Dismissal
Discrimination Claim

Constructive Unfair Dismissal v Unfair Dismissal

07 May 2019

I come across many employers and employees who are not aware that constructive and actual unfair dismissal is very different. Once an employee reaches 2 years of service with the same employer, they are afforded certain rights, including the right not to be unfairly or constructively unfairly dismissed. Fundamentally, the two are very different, however, […]

Maternity Leave – The right to return to the same job
Employment Law

Maternity Leave – The right to return to the same job

26 August 2017

Organisations change continuously, however many are faced with a dilemma when they have an employee returning from maternity leave. How should they approach her? Can they offer her new terms? Is there going to be a sex discrimination claim against them? It is important for businesses to understand key facts when dealing with an employee […]

What is PILON?
Employment Law

What is PILON?

03 December 2015

What is PILON? PILON (payment in lieu of notice) is a payment made to an employee when employment is terminated without requiring the employee to work their notice. Instead the employee is paid a “lump sum” representing the salary they would have received during the notice period. Why do employers make PILON payments? By making […]

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