Employment Bulletin News

A quarter of British employees experience discrimination in the workplace
Over a quarter of British workers have experienced some form of discrimination in the workplace, a new study has revealed.
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Almost half of UK employees ‘disguising’ mental health problems as physical illnesses at work, study finds
A recent report has indicated that almost half of UK workers are ‘disguising’ their mental health issues as physical illnesses
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Businesses Fined for not paying minimum wage
Official figures have revealed that a record £15.6 million of underpayment to workers has been uncovered in the past year,
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Swansea City directors awarded 100k unfair dismissal payout
Two former directors of Swansea City FC have been awarded more than £100,000 in compensation after being unfairly dismissed by
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80% of Employment Tribunal refunds still unpaid
A year on from a Supreme Court ruling that held that paying a fee to bring an Employment Tribunal claim
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Hetherton’s raising money for charity of year through bike ride challenge.
Tom Henry a specialist in commercial property and director at Hethertons Solicitors recently took part in the Prudential Ride London-Surrey
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Haulage Firm Prosecuted after worker killed.
Tooles transport Limited, a haulage firm, has been sentenced following a fatal incident in which a driver was crushed by
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Gender pay gap alive and well in a quarter of SMEs
According to research published by Close Brothers Asset Finance, one in four small and medium enterprises (SMEs) admits to having
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Employee loses leg in sawmill incident
In Health and Safety news, a sawmill, where an employee lost his leg, has been fined £400,000. The incident, which
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Hethertons raises hundreds for charity
As mentioned in last month’s bulletin, a team of walkers from Hethertons Solicitors took part in this year’s York Legal
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