Working on Christmas Day – your rights if you end up on the rota
It's a day of rest for millions, but for others it’s double the workload as business continues as normal – but with fewer staff. Can you refuse? Hannah Parsons outlines your rights.
General advice , Employment disputes
The dos and don’ts of the office Christmas party
Hannah Parsons, solicitor at DAS Law, has the following advice to ensure that your office party does not result in writs and recriminations.
International Stress Awareness Day: your workplace rights
For this Wednesday’s International Stress Awareness Day, Hannah Parsons, a solicitor at DAS Law, takes a look at what the law says your employer needs to do about stress.
Your rights if it’s too cold in the workplace
As the winter weather arrives with a vengeance, chilly workplaces across the UK are potentially having serious impacts on the health and effectiveness of employees.
How to deal with mental health discrimination at work
There are legal protections in place to support those with a mental health condition. Here’s what you need to know if you are being treated unfairly at work because of your mental health.
How to navigate employment rights in the gig economy
If you are unsure about your employment status, the rights and benefits that come with it, you need advice from professionals who understand the law.
Don’t get a red card while watching the World Cup at work
If you are planning on watching World Cup matches at work there are a number of important things to consider.
Winter commuting: I thawed the law
If you run your own business, bad weather can cause chaos when staff can’t get in. What employment law regulations are in place when handling transport troubles in winter?
9 questions and answers about the gig economy
We talked about the basics of the gig economy with Allison Whiston, Head of Employment and Commercial at DAS Law.
Suspension: a neutral act?
A decision in a recent case determined that suspension was not a ‘neutral act’ and can amount to a breach of trust and confidence.
Constructive & wrongful dismissal
If you feel forced to resign, this may count as constructive dismissal. If you are dismissed in breach of the terms of your employment contract, this is known as wrongful dismissal.
Employment disputes , Protecting your business
Managing stress in the workplace
For National Stress Awareness Day (Wednesday 1st November), we take a look at what the law says your employer needs to do about stress
Your employer may take formal disciplinary action against you if they are unhappy with any aspect of your behaviour in the workplace. However they must follow a fair procedure when doing so.