As specialist employment law solicitors, Beecham Peacock can advise you on any number of issues, including your contractual rights, grievance and disciplinary issues and what to do in the event you suffer discrimination, harassment or dismissal during your employment.
Beecham Peacock are here to help with all of your Employment Law problems.
Beecham Peacock can also assist in areas of specialist employment law, such as pursuing equal pay claims; securing maternity, paternity, parental and dependent carer’s rights.
Beecham Peacock is trusted by some of the largest trade unions in the country to handle their employment law matters, so you can be confident you are in very capable hands.
Please contact us at our Newcastle office on 0191 232 3048 if you have any matters you want to discuss.
Unfortunately no. In most cases you need to have two years continuous employment before you can bring an unfair dismissal claim. There are some cases where you don’t need to be employed for two years, for example if you are dismissed for being pregnant or complaining about health and safety problems.
Yes. If a liquidator has been appointed you will be able to claim your redundancy payment, notice pay, holiday pay and any unpaid wages from the Government through the Redundancy Payment Service, although you might not get everything you are owed because there are limits on the amount that will be paid.
It normally depends on whether you have signed a form allowing your employer to deduct the money or whether your contract of employment contains a clause that allows him to deduct money from your wages to pay for damaged items.
A claim for unfair dismissal must be made within 3 months of the dismissal so any claim for unfair dismissal has to be received by the Tribunal on or before the 20th April. However, ACAS Early Conciliation has now been introduced so the date the claim is to be received by the Tribunal will be extended. The new limitation date will depend on a number of factors including the length of the conciliation process.
The Tribunal will only accept claims on the correct form. The form is available from the Tribunal’s offices, the Jobcentre or is available on the Tribunal website (www.justice.gov.uk/tribunals/employment)
You can register the award at the County Court and then use the County Court’s methods of enforcement, such as the bailiffs, to recover the award.
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