Employment

Read our free employment law articles, tips and guides on contracts of employment, furlough, holiday entitlement and much much more. With each article we explain in plain English what you need to know as an employee or an employer.

We provide the insider advice that you'd get from an Employment Law Friend. We can also help with free or paid download documents or have a panel of hand selected solicitors on hand to take over the case for you.
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?
26/03/2021
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.
22/03/2021
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.
15/03/2021
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.
12/03/2021
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.
11/03/2021
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?
10/03/2021
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?
09/03/2021
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.
09/03/2021
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.
08/03/2021
Tomahawk Steakhouse from Employment Law Friend

Tomahawk With A Side Of Alleged Threats

A high street restaurant chain has been accused of bullying its employees to loan the business 10% of their pay, with alleged threats of dismissal.
05/03/2021
Sick Pay from Employment Law Friend

Sick Pay

Know your rights when having to take sick leave. Including self employed sick pay, calculating sick pay and long term sick pay.
04/03/2021
Questions for Interviewer from Employment Law Friend

Questions for Interviewer

Don't overlook your questions for interviewer when preparing for an interview. We explain the top 10 good questions to ask in an interview.
03/03/2021