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Samuel Phillips Law Blog

Tag: employment law


What should I do if my employer has offered me a Settlement Agreement?

You may have been presented with a Settlement Agreement either prior to your employment coming to an end, or sometimes afterwards.


Party on?

Our employment team offer their top tips for managing a successful staff Christmas party.


All Presenteeism and Incorrect    

A recent case was found in favour of an employee whose health issues were overlooked when considering matters of performance.


Bitter Tweet Redundancy

The Employment team at Samuel Phillips Law take a look at the dramatic cull of twitter staff worldwide and assess the legalities and what you should do if considering similar cost saving moves.


A New PM and a Growth Plan – Consequences for UK Employment Law

As Liz Truss manoeuvres, via three-point turns, to establish her authority as the new prime minister we look at the impact on employment legislation.


Lies, Damn Lies and CVs 

How robust is your process for vetting job candidates?  We explore two cases that highlight the levels candidates will go to in attempting to land a key role. 


Cleaning Up Noise Pollution at Work

Noisy colleagues account for 40% of workers having their productivity negatively affected.  Is it time to turn the volume down?


The Cost of Living Crisis

Many are already feeling the effect of the cost of living crisis, but the impact is not limited to the individual. Many Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) are also contending with the impending economic strain. So, what can be done to mitigate the problem?


Energy Crisis

We look at the Government response to the energy crisis and available options for businesses faced with tackling an exponential increase in costs without a support package.


Covid Threat Level Reduction

Advice for employers as the Government announce a step down in threat from level 3 to level 2.

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