Scroll down for free employment law guide
Lawrite services have been used by thousands of small business employers in the UK to give them the legal documents and the HR and employment law support they need.
Buy the Lawrite Documents package now at the Lawrite Lawshop and be producing contracts of employment, employee handbooks and health and safety statements within minutes.
Find out if you have an employment tribunal claim. Free case assessment by e-mail.
A guide to your rights at work for employees, which covers different forms of employment, the contract of employment, wrongful and unfair dismissal, equality and discrimination at work, employment tribunal claims and statutory employment rights.
Bishopsgate Law, solicitors with offices in London and Hertfordshire, are employment law and employment tribunal experts.
Official industrial action called by a Trade Union in accordance with a properly conducted ballot will be ‘protected’. An employee who takes part in industrial action (e.g. an overtime ban or a strike) that is ‘protected’ and is then dismissed will not only have a claim of unfair dismissal but will be found to have been automatically unfairly dismissed. The protection extends to the first 8 weeks of industrial action if during that time the employer takes such procedural steps as are reasonable for the purposes of resolving the dispute. If he does not then the remainder of the action is protected too.
Subscribe to the Lawrite Employer Support Service for employment law, HR and health and safety documents, law guides with updates, and unlimited telephone legal advice from employment lawyers.
Lawrite's free guide for employers, business owners and managers about HR, employment law and your business.