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  • What is employment law in the UK?


  • What is the correct procedure for making employees redundant?
  • What rights do employees have?
  • Are there set grounds for making people redundant?
  • What is a collective redundancy?


  • What is a TUPE transfer?
  • What happens to current employment contracts?
  • How much notice do you have to give employees?
  • Can employers dismiss employees under TUPE?

Unfair dismissal

  • What is unfair dismissal?
  • Is there a qualifying period for unfair dismissal?
  • What is the time limit for employees making claim?
  • What is the correct process for dismissing employees?

Constructive dismissal

  • What is constructive dismissal?
  • Do employers have to pay compensation for constructive dismissal?
  • Can an employer dismiss someone on long term sick?

Gross misconduct

  • What is gross misconduct?
  • What steps do employers have to take to prove gross misconduct?
  • Can employees appeal gross misconduct?

Settlement agreements

  • What is a settlement agreement?
  • What are the benefits of settlement agreements?
  • What happens if an employee doesn’t agree to the settlement?
  • What clauses can you add to a settlement agreement?

Flexible working

  • What is flexible working?
  • Do employers have to offer flexible working?

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