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Overpaid Tribunal Fees? Now you can claim them back!

Oct 19, 2017

The government has recently announced its employment tribunal fees refund scheme. In summary, all fees will be repaid along with interest of 0.5%. Applicants should be contacted directly in due course, but can pre-register their claims by emailing ethelpwithfees@hmcts.gsi.gov.uk

Get Employment Solicitor Justin Sadler's HR Policy Pack - Just £195

Oct 16, 2017

Are you 100% up to date with your human resource policies? Want to update all your policies today? Justin Sadler's HR pack for 2017 is just for you.

Employment Tribunal fees scrapped after Supreme Court ruling

Aug 29, 2017

The Government has been forced to scrap employment tribunal fees after a ruling by the Supreme Court in July, bringing an abrupt end to a policy that has been controversial since its introduction in 2013 under the Coalition Government.

Beware of the Restrictive Covenants in your Employment Contract!

Jun 12, 2017

In general many senior employees know the intimate details of the companies they work for and their departure to a competing business can be a disaster, especially if they have worked at the company for a long time.

Football club Assistant Manager wrongly dismissed

May 19, 2017

As anyone who follows football will know, managerial sackings are a feature of the modern game. However, a recent employment tribunal decision involving a football club has demonstrated the importance of having effective company disciplinary processes.

The Gig Economy: You may be a Worker

Feb 17, 2017

Many people will understand that a worker may be anyone with a job, an employee is someone who works for a company while someone Employment Contract who is self-employed works for themselves. But following a recent court decision, the position of freelance workers may have become clearer.

Temperatures soaring in the workplace

Sep 06, 2016

This summer’s hot weather raised the issue of the law regarding temperatures in the workplace.

Meet our 'Client of the Month' - Redundancy Advice "was worth many thousands of pounds"

Jun 30, 2016

Barrett and Co can help employees who are facing redundancy or dismissal - When you are faced with a David against Goliath situation, it is very easy to feel you are powerless or that you have less information available about your rights than your employer.

Employee Absences: How to manage the effects and prevent excess time off

May 26, 2016

Does your company have systems in place to measure absenteeism and analyse its cost so you can identify problem areas?

The Reynolds Report - The only constant thing is change...

Apr 20, 2016

Only in the rarefied air of Westminster would the idea of introducing a 275 page Bill to “open up new opportunities for small business” produce anything other than surprise (and frustration).

Welcome to the Barrett and Co Articles Library, here you will find articles on many relevant and interesting topics. This section will be updated every few months so check back regularly. If you have any suggestions for articles please email info@barrettandco.co.uk or use the Contact Form on the right.

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