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Legal Advice
Lorraine Kelly featured
23
May

What can self-employed women in the city learn from Lorraine Kelly?

HMRC suffered a set-back in March as TV host Lorraine Kelly successfully appealed against its decision to recover £1.2million of unpaid PAYE and NIC deductions against fees paid to her through her personal services company Albatel for the services she had provided to ITV for her Lorraine and Daybreak shows. HMRC had considered that IR35...
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man sexually harassing woman at work featured
09
Jan

How to deal with sexual harassment at work

By Stephanie Rowe Sexual harassment in the workplace is sadly still commonplace. Many suffer in silence, too ashamed or afraid to speak out against it. Read this article for practical advice and learn how to put a stop to sexual harassment for good. Overview Many of us still imagine sexual harassment to be something from...
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sexual harassment featured
21
Dec

Are you struggling with an untouchable boss and a Ted Baker culture?

“I started Organise because I didn’t see anywhere for people who spot problems at work to proactively fix them,” says Nat Whalley, Executive Director of Organise, the site which launched the petition against “forced hugs” and “ear kissing” at Ted Baker. This has since resulted in founder Ray Kelvin taking a leave of absence, and...
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people coming of a flight, business travel featured
14
Nov

Brexit and Relocations – what are your rights if your employer announces your job is relocating abroad?

Since the referendum to leave the European Union, in June 2016, many companies immediately began putting in place contingency plans to ensure their post-Brexit survival. Over two years down the line, there is still much uncertainly surrounding the details of our departure. As things stand, we are scheduled to leave the EU on Friday, 29...
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gender equality featured
10
Nov

What action can you take if you’re not being treated equally at work?

Article provided by Claire Kitchen, partner, Hodge Jones & Allen We all know that the law decrees that employers give equal treatment in the terms and conditions of their employment contract where they do the same job. Unbelievably in the current political climate, this sometimes is not obeyed by unscrupulous employers. What if this happens...
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employment disputes in a courtroom featured
30
Oct

Taking your employer to tribunal: A practical guide

By Amanda Hamilton, NALP The reasons an employee might take their employer to tribunal are various: Poor pay, discrimination and sexual harassment are among the most common. Also, if you’ve been working for an employer for two years, and have been dismissed due to, or during, maternity, paternity or adoption leave, or jury service, or...
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employment disputes in a courtroom featured
01
Oct

Vicarious liability: When can an employer be liable for the actions of their employees?

What is Vicarious Liability? It’s where a wrongdoer is an employee (or in a relationship akin to employment) and the wrongdoing complained of is closely connected to their role, then an employer can be liable in law for that wrongdoing. This can be regardless of the fact that the wrongdoing is not endorsed by the...
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Jobs featured
30
Dec

Looking back at 2015: Our top career advice articles

In the third of our installments looking back on 2015, we delve into our favourite and inspiring career advice articles of the year. WeAreTheCity prides itself on having the answers you need to take the next step in your career. Our careers advice section offers the latest and most relevant tips on networking, legal advice,...
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