The law is regularly reviewed with the most recent changes introduced on February 1. Understanding and implementing these new changes can be incredibly difficult and time consuming for bosses – and businesses are acutely aware of the ever present threat of employment tribunals.Employment law is a subject which will affect us all at some point during our working lives. Basically, employment law oversees the rights of employees, workers, volunteers and anyone else who can be classified to be in a working capacity. It also looks after employers and gives them certain rights. Amongst the most common legal issues that can result in Tribunal claims are:
- Unfair and constructive dismissal
- Employment rights e.g. minimum wage, working hours, maternity and paternity rights etc.
- Workplace discrimination and harassment