How Social Media Led to an Unfair Dismissal Claim

Unfair Dismissal

On 13 February 2020, Michael Austin – who worked for A1M Retro Classics for five years before an unfair dismissal – was involved in what the tribunal heard was an “extremely heated discussion” with managing director Matthew Robinson about alleged poor work being carried out by the company. What Happened in the Case? Following what… Read more »

Employment Law for the Voluntary, Community and Faith Sector (VCFS)

At SAS Daniels LLP, we offer specialist employment law support to those working in the Voluntary, Community and Faith Sector (“VCFS”), including charities and religious groups. We understand that VCFS organisations want to manage their employment relationships as best they can, but often need expert guidance to do so. VCFS organisations often have less resources… Read more »

Jennifer Platt

I am a Senior Associate in the Employment team with a wide range of experience across different sectors. I advise in relation to all Employment Law and HR matters. I have particular expertise dealing with Employment Tribunal claims, including unfair dismissal and discrimination (specifically disability and sex discrimination).

Employer-supported Childcare Vouchers

Employer-supported childcare vouchers operate as a salary-sacrifice arrangement whereby there is an agreement for an employee to take less salary (up to £55 per week) in exchange for employer childcare vouchers (or directly-contracted childcare). As a consequence of this, employees benefit from a reduction in tax and national insurance contributions on the value of their… Read more »

Grievances at Work

Grievances at work can often be resolved informally within your organisation. However, if you have a particular issue at work it is always advisable to raise your concerns formally and to follow your internal grievance procedure. If you have gone through this process and are still having issues or are unhappy with your employer’s response,… Read more »

Redundancy Rights

If you are faced with a potential redundancy situation, or have just been made redundant, we can advise you on all of your redundancy rights as well as explaining the process your employer should follow. Failure to follow a fair and thorough process could mean you are able to bring a claim in the employment… Read more »

Should holiday pay include commission?

Under the Working Time Regulations 1998, workers have a right to paid annual leave putting the worker in a comparable position financially as if they were in work. However, until the decision of an Advocate General of the Court of Justice, holiday pay in the UK was not required to include any commission that would… Read more »

Settlement Agreements and Compromise Agreements

Settlement agreements (previously known as compromise agreements) are an incredibly useful tool which can save time, costs, and stress for any employer. However, as with any legal document they are not without their pitfalls. At SAS Daniels, we can advise you from an early stage to help secure maximum protection for your organisation.  Benefits of… Read more »

Aisling Foley

I am a Trainee Solicitor currently based in the Stockport office. I work alongside the Employment team and am involved in a wide variety of legal work which has helped to significantly develop my legal knowledge.