Knowing when an Employee has a disability

Knowing when an Employee has a disability

This is an area of great concern for many employers, particularly those managing employees who have mental health conditions such as depression. The EAT recently provided some helpful guidance in the case of Lamb v The Garrard Academy UKEAT/0042/18/RN. Ms Lamb...
Incorporation – setting up your own company

Incorporation – setting up your own company

So, you want to set up your own Company – What do you need to consider. You’ve taken tax advice and have decided that limited liability status will work best for you. If you are going to incorporate as a limited liability company or as a limited liability partnership...
Employment Law Monthly Update – February 2019

Employment Law Monthly Update – February 2019

We are pleased to provide you with the Herrington Carmichael LLP employment law update for February 2019. This is a key note summary of some of the main developments in employment law in the last month. WhistleblowingThe case of Ibrahim v HCA International considered...
Changing terms and conditions of employment after a TUPE transfer

Changing terms and conditions of employment after a TUPE transfer

“But why can’t we?” is so often the complaint we receive from employers who are trying to change their employee’s terms and conditions of employment after a TUPE transfer. In short, TUPE and in particular, regulation 4(4), prevents employers from amending terms and...
Snow your employment rights!

Snow your employment rights!

What are your rights if you are unable to get to work because of the snow?Employees are not automatically entitled to pay if they are unable to get to work because of adverse weather conditions. However, employers may have contractual or custom arrangements in place...
Discrimination Diaries – Part 2

Discrimination Diaries – Part 2

Our discrimination expert, Senior Solicitor Katie Harris, answers your questions on difficult discrimination issues in employment.  This month, a dyslexic employee seeks help with concerns raised about his performance. Names and circumstances have been changed to...