Legal Advice On Employment In The UK

Legal Advice On Employment – Solicitors; Are you an employer seeking expert legal advice on employment rights of your employees at your organisation within the UK? The highly qualified and experienced legal professionals at Michael Lewin Solicitors could advise and assist you in drafting and implementing losses and practices into your workplace to ensure that you are fully compliant with all current employment legislation and make sure that these are clear to prevent misunderstandings amongst employees within your workplace.

An article published by Pay and Benefits Magazine on 28 June 2013 reported that "Voluntary approach to women on boards is working".

The article states that "The voluntary approach to encouraging more female board appointments is working the Minister for Women and Equalities has claimed".

It goes on to say that "Speaking at the Employers Network for Equality and Inclusion reception Jo Swinson said that the change was being achieved through a cultural shift rather than by quotas".

It is further reported that the Swinson commented: "At the time of Lord Davies’ latest report in April 2013 women had secured 34 per cent of all FTSE 100 board appointments in the previous year."

The article also adds that "The government has also set out an action plan based on the recommendations outlined in a report from the Women’s Business Council to support females at all stages of their career. It includes promoting flexible working to businesses and understanding how to support working parents."

Are you in search of expert legal advice and representation from professionals who are experts on employment law as you have had an employee bring a tribunal claim against your organisation in the UK for a breach in their statutory rights? Then you should make a no obligation call to the employment and commercial law specialists at Michael Lewin Solicitors to discover how our dedicated team could offer advice and rigorous legal representation to work to ensure the best interests of your company are protected seeking solutions to disputes through alternative means to tribunals that are more swift and cost-effective for your business wherever possible.

There is already legislation in place with regards to flexible and the rights that working parents have with regards to unpaid leave from work. However there is still strong evidence that working parents are being denied their basic statutory rights and are being treated less favourably with regards to opportunities for training and promotion in the workplace.

Parents of children aged up to 17 (or 18 in the case of disabled children) has the right to ask their employer to change their working hours if they have been in the service of their employer for a minimum of 26 weeks and the change that is requested is in connection with the care of the child.

Parents of children under the age of five are also entitled to 18 weeks unpaid parental leave per child if they have worked for their employer for more than one year.

If you require expert legal advice on employment rights and other UK employment legislation at your organisation make a no obligation call to discover how our dedicated team at Michael Lewin Solicitors could help you on: 0113 200 9720.


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