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Are staff handbooks contractual?

Posted on 14 August 2018

  The answer is sometimes……. The employer needs to make it clear whether the staff handbook is contractual or not.  Some provisions in a staff ... Continue reading >

What is Constructive Dismissal?

Posted on 14 August 2018

Constructive dismissal is defined in the Employment Rights Act 1996.  It occurs where an employee resigns as he/she feels that they have no alternati... Continue reading >

What is Garden Leave?

Posted on 14 August 2018

Garden leave arises where an employer requires an employee not to attend work, which is normally during a notice period.   Why implement garden leave... Continue reading >

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Aug, 2018

Are staff handbooks contractual?        

Posted by Helen in Employee Handbooks

  The answer is sometimes……. The employer needs to make it clear whether the staff handbook is contractual or not.  Some provisions in a staff handbook will be part of an employee’s written contract and if they are it should be made if the handbook or certain parts of it does form part of the co...



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14
Aug, 2018

What is Constructive Dismissal?        

Posted by Helen in General Employment Law and Practice Matters

Constructive dismissal is defined in the Employment Rights Act 1996.  It occurs where an employee resigns as he/she feels that they have no alternative but to leave due to the actions of the employer. The employer’s actions must amount to a serious breach of the employment contract, which has undermin...



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