Know your rights about a work dismissal and the grounds for a dismissal

Blog8 - Know your rights about a work dismissal and the grounds for a dismissal

Being dismissed from your job A dismissal is when your employer terminates your employment.  A truth about dismissals is that in a lot of cases your employer does not even have to give you notice. When an employer dismisses you, they may only do so if: That you are being treated fairly and equally whether you are a part-time or full-time employee They have a valid and justifiable reason for the dismissal They have acted reasonably and rationally They cannot dismiss you for something that they allow other employees to…

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Legal Requirements To Get Planning Permission In The UK

Planning permission uk

Defining Planning Permission Constructing new buildings and significant alterations to existing buildings mainly needs permission from the local planning authority known as planning permission. This system of planning is created to control unsuitable development.  Why Planning Permission is Important Anything which concerns building a new house, either a subdivision or setting it up from scratch requires planning permission. Adding building extensions or outbuildings needs planning permission which is determined by the magnitude of the project as well as the rate of permitted development rights allocated or applicable to a property.…

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Who or where can someone dealing with discrimination turn to for help and advice?

Blog7 - Who or where can someone dealing with discrimination turn to for help and advice?

Having discrimination problems at work If you feel you are being unfairly treated at work, there are advice centres and legal councils that can help you. The difference between a representative and an advisor An adviser An adviser is someone who does not get actively involved in your case They do not talk directly to your employer They do not formally represent you in the tribunal If you only an advisor all the preparation for the tribunal is your responsibility. You advisor is just there to help and advise you…

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How to Identify discrimination in the workplace

Blog6 - How to Identify discrimination in the workplace

The Equality Act 2010 If you are being discriminated against at work, you may have cause to take it up with the employment tribunal as there is a law against it.  This law is called “The Equality Act 2010” and it states that anyone being mistreated at work due to who they may be justified to take up legal action against it. How to identify discrimination in the workplace #1           To fall into the criteria of unlawful discrimination at work if it is being carried out by certain people such…

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The best advice on dealing with discrimination in the workplace

Blog5 - The best advice on dealing with discrimination in the workplace

Problems at work There are a few ways a person can try and solve any problems they are having at work.  How a person does it depends on the nature of the problem.  It can also depend a lot on how your employer reacts to the problem and or how they may have dealt with any similar problems in the past Ways to deal with a problem in the workplace #1           Citizens Advice Center Your nearest citizens advice centre will be able to best advise you on the seriousness of…

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Some facts for citizens about the process and procedures of employment tribunals

Blog4 - Some facts for citizens about the process and procedures of employment tribunals

Employment tribunals There is a lot of uncertainty that goes through a person when they feel they are being discriminated against.  When you think about it discrimination is a form of abuse and as such a person’s natural response to it goes from thinking they were to blame, to feeling a form of shame and then or anger against their abuser.  A lot of people will just carry on taking the abuse for various reasons, one of which is that they do not really understand the process of the employment…

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The technicalities of making an employment discrimination complaint

Blog3 - The technicalities of making an employment discrimination complaint

Logging a discrimination claim If you feel that you have grounds to log a discrimination claim you should not wait too long after the event to do so.  As it must be logged at an employment tribunal court it has to be within a certain time frame after the discrimination act. The logging of the claim of employment discrimination Any discrimination claims must be lodged with the Employment Tribunal within three months from the date of the act. For example, if you got dismissed unfairly today you have three months…

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EOR highlights the top 5 companies for diversity in 2018

Blog2 - EOR highlights the top 5 companies for diversity in 2018

Companies striving to be all inclusive The best workplaces are tallied by the employees who work there.  The employee’s experiences are done through anonymous surveys to rate their employers. The diverse groups are identified as the racial minority, LGBT, aged 54 or above, disabled and female.  The number of people per group at the workplace is also considered. Top 5 best companies for diversity in 2018 #1 Facebook Facebook ranks as the best place to work for.The worlds largest and leading social media network provider gives employees a feeling of all-round…

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The importance of creating an inclusive workplace

Blog1 - The importance of creating an inclusive workplace

What is an inclusive workplace? It is a workplace that everyone feels comfortable enough to be themselves and feel safe in doing so.  Creating such a workplace should be a priority for every employer not matter if you are in the professions like an accountant or lawyer or a tradesman like a plumber, electrician or graffiti removal company. Importance of an inclusive workplace Creating a diverse workforce is a challenge for any company due to cultural and traditional differences. But it is necessary for a company to thrive as a diverse…

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