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What to expect when attending an employment tribunal?

| by Nick Singer
What happens during an employment tribunal?

Starting a new job with a contract that has restrictive covenants, what can you do about it?

| by Tosh Polpitye
Generally the restrictions should be something that is legitimately protecting a business, you're going to come and work for me so I don't want you...

Are you entitled to normal pay for keeping in touch days (KIT)?

| by Hetal Gir
The regulations that cover maternity rights do not state what an employee should be paid for working a KITS day but employers are expected to pay y...

When you are on maternity leave, do you get full pay?

| by Hetal Gir
It’s worth seeing what other help and benefits you're entitled to - such as Child Tax Credit, Healthy Start vouchers and a Sure Start grant. You ca...

How long you're entitled to maternity pay and leave?

| by Hetal Gir
Eligible employees can take up to 52 weeks’ maternity leave. The first 26 weeks is known as ‘Ordinary Maternity Leave’, the last 26 weeks as ‘Addit...

How do you qualify for maternity pay?

| by Hetal Gir
You cannot get Statutory Maternity Leave if you have a child through surrogacy - you could get Statutory Adoption Leave and Pay instead.

Can an agency worker qualify for maternity pay?

| by Hetal Gir
Yes, but only if you qualify. As an agency worker, to qualify for Statutory Maternity Pay (SMP) you must...

How can you get out of your restrict covenants in your employment law contract?

| by Tosh Polpitye
So with restrict covenants, you have got two choices as an employee; either: abide by them you don't get out of them if they're reasonable or you n...

Can your previous employer enforce a restrictive covenant and stop you working?

| by Tosh Polpitye
So the way to think about it is what is the purpose of the restrictive covenant, it's to protect the legitimate business interest.

My employer has dismissed me can they still enforce the restrictive covenant in my contract?

| by Tosh Polpitye
So, as an example, if an employer terminates an employee’s employment with immediate effect and makes a payment in lieu of their notice period with...

Can your previous employer enforce the restrictive covenant in the contract?

| by Tosh Polpitye
The law relating to these restrictive covenants is extremely complex. And there are a number of issues which need to be considered when deciding if...

What are post-termination restrictions?

| by Tosh Polpitye
Post-termination restrictive covenants are contractual clauses which may be contained within an employee’s contract of employment.

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