Employment Law

Things to Consider Before Entering a Zero Hour Contract

A zero-hour contract is an employment agreement between an employer and an employee. The term ‘zero-hour contract’ is a non-legal term but generally refers to an arrangement whereby the employer does not guarantee the employee any hours of work. The hours are offered...

How Do I Prove Maternity Discrimination?

Recent research shows that one in five expectant mothers in the UK has experienced discrimination at work. Discrimination on the basis of maternity is illegal under the Equality Act 2010. Knowing your rights and how to build a case is essential if you face maternity...

Can I Get Sacked During Maternity Leave?

Taking maternity leave can be an exciting time when you are preparing for and getting used to your new life. However, worries about your employment status can cause significant stress. Can you be dismissed from your job during maternity leave? We look more closely at...

How To Report Workplace Harassment

There are many layers to workplace harassment, and it is vital to be able to spot this so that you can seek the right help. Here, we take a closer look at workplace harassment. What Is Workplace Harassment? Workplace harassment can cover a variety of different...

Protected Characteristics In The Workplace

Discrimination can become present in the workplace. However, those subject to discrimination should gain confidence in the fact that there is legislation designed to protect them from specifically targeted discrimination - these are known as “protected...

Workplace Harassment

Harassment can be one of the most upsetting and challenging experiences someone can go through - and yet it is still common in many workplaces. Bowsers Solicitors may have the ability to help you in a claim of workplace harassment, but it is first important to...

Everything You Need to Know About Settlement Agreements

Regrettably, not every relationship between an employer and an employee lasts. Thus, it is not uncommon for potential claims to materialise after an employee is told that their contract is due to cease, especially if they feel there is no just cause for the decision...

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