201906.25

#sexual harassment #itiswhatitis

The #MeToo hashtag has become globally renowned for all the wrong reasons over the past few years. It picked up momentum exposing the widespread prevalence of sexual discrimination in the workplace following the Harvey Weinstein scandal. Since lifting the veil on what went on behind closed doors and what was often silences under cleverly drafted…

201906.20

ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT SETTLEMENT AGREEMENTS

What is a settlement agreement? It is a contract between an employer and employee verified by a legal advisor and prevents an employee from making complaints to the Employment Tribunal about breach of his or her statutory rights or contractual rights. This includes, although it is not limited to claims for unfair dismissal, redundancy, unlawful…

201906.14

Diabetes Awareness Week 10-16 June 2019

The numbers The latest figures published by Diabetes UK in February 2019 estimate that a record £4.7 million people in the UK have now been diagnosed with diabetes. 1 in 10 over 40’s has type 2 diabetes, and by 2030 the numbers are expected to reach an eye watering £5.5 million. Diabetes explained There are…

201906.10

CURWENS EMPLOYMENT BLOG

Welcome to the first of many employment blogs from Curwens. Not only will we be providing regular updates on what’s what in the law, but also a run down of the most interesting employment cases in the news. The beginning of April every year usually sees a whole raft of employment law changes to include…