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English Nationalism at Work from Employment Law Friend

English Nationalism on the Rise: Thomas vs Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS

English nationalism in on the rise in the UK. How do we protect freedom of thought while protecting the rights and safety of our non-English friends and colleagues?
Restrictive Covenants from Employment Law Friend

Restrictive Covenants in Your Employment Contract

We explain restrictive covenants meaning, when they are enforceable and whether they apply to situations such as redundancy, including examples.
Strike: Industrial Action Meaning & Examples from Employment Law Friend

Strike: Industrial Action Meaning & Examples

We explain your rights when taking part in Strike action and Industrial action. With common FAQ's and industrial action examples.
How to Ask for a Pay Rise from Employment Law Friend

How To Ask For A Pay Rise

How to ask for a pay rise: Tips for how to negotiate a pay rise, how much much to ask for and how to justify it.
Garden Leave from Employment Law Friend

Garden Leave

We define garden leave meaning and explain your gardening leave employee rights and typical garden leave rules.
ACAS COT3 Settlement from Employment Law Friend

ACAS COT3 Settlement

Here's how you negotiate a cot3 agreement through ACAS. We answer your FAQs on ACAS COT3 Settlement.
Stress at Work from Employment Law Friend

Stress at Work

The top 10 causes of stress at work. Effects of long term workplace stress and how to manage it to avoid workers burnout or health problems.
Mental Health Day from Employment Law Friend

Mental Health Day

Can you take a day off for your mental health at work? When should you take a mental health day? And, what can you do if you're mistreated as a result?
Calculating Overtime from Employment Law Friend

Calculating Overtime

Calculating overtime: Are you entitled to overtime pay? What is non discretionary overtime? How do you calculate holiday overtime pay?
Collective Bargaining Agreement from Employment Law Friend

Collective Bargaining Agreement

We answer: What is collective bargaining & collective agreements? How do they work? Your employment law rights.
Performance Management from Employment Law Friend

Performance Management Processes

We explain performance management processes, with employee performance appraisal examples, as well as the performance improvement process at work.
Gross Misconduct Meaning & Examplesfrom Employment Law Friend

Gross Misconduct Meaning & Examples

We explain gross misconduct and instant dismissal offences, Including the differences between serious misconduct & serious insubordination.