Businesses should take a number of steps to reduce the likelihood of adverse action claims

The rise and rise of adverse action claims

There has been a steady increase in adverse action claims. Gareth Jolly explains why employers need to tread very carefully before taking action that could result in such a claim Over the past few years, there has been a steady increase in “adverse action” claims by employees against employers. An […]

Employers need to prepare for new flexible working rights

Are you prepared for new flexible working rights?

Employees are able to request flexible working conditions under new laws which also place specific obligations on employers, writes Shana Schreier-Joffe Increasingly, courts, tribunals and the government are recognising that the notion of an individual working eight or more hours a day for their employer, with little or no say […]