Newsletter November 2023

Hello and thank you for joining us for our November newsletter where we have a roundup of some employment related news stories. This month we’ve seen National Minimum Wage rates are to increase from April 2024, a former Man City player bringing a claim against the club for unpaid wages, and in our lighter side [...]

By |2023-12-01T12:12:36+00:00December 1st, 2023|Newsletter|0 Comments

Feedback of the Week

Collette, one of our newly qualified solicitors has received some lovely feedback this week. L N said: "We are very impressed with how we were treated by Collette. She acted in a very professional manner and spoke so we understood everything, with humour at times (we are after all, all human.) For our first time [...]

By |2023-12-01T10:32:47+00:00December 1st, 2023|Feedback of the Week|0 Comments

Lighter Side of the News – 33% of work from home workers, wear their PJs

Employment firm ‘Indeed’ carried out a survey of over 1,000 employees and 500 employers in the UK showing 33% of workers who WFH are wearing their pyjamas during shift hours! On average, employees are wearing pjs 46 days a year with one in twelve wearing their pjs every day. More than half of workers admitted [...]

By |2023-12-01T10:28:53+00:00December 1st, 2023|Case of the Week - Blog, Working from Home|0 Comments

Employment Tribunal Claim against Man City

A former Manchester City player, Benjamin Mendy, has filed a “multi-million-pound” claim with the Employment Tribunal claiming “unlawful deductions from wages” for pay owed from September 2021 to the end of his contract in June 2023. The player last played for the club in August 2021 and was suspended following several charges for sexual offences [...]

New National Minimum/Living Wage Increase 2024

The Government announced as part of the Autumn Statement that the National Minimum Wage (NMW) and National Living Wage (NLW) rates will be increasing from 1st April 2024.  This will be the largest ever increase to the minimum wage after the Government accepted the Low Pay Commission’s recommendations. The NLW is the statutory minimum wage for [...]

By |2023-12-01T08:59:58+00:00December 1st, 2023|Case of the Week - Blog, PJH & Industry News|0 Comments

The No.8 Partnership v Simmons

Hello, for any of those unfortunate enough to have missed last week's update, it can be found right here. in that update, we looked at a claim for harassment during anti-bullying week. Here, we are looking at a difficult to succeed constructive dismissal claim. The Claimant in this case, Maxine Simmons, worked as a Dental [...]

Feedback of the Week

We've received some lovely feedback this week from two of Joe's clients. M F said: “From first phone call to last email Joe was thorough and professional. The whole uncomfortable situation from work was understood and empathised with. Joe moved very quickly and delivered a full resolve within about a month. When dealing with such [...]

By |2023-11-17T09:36:54+00:00November 17th, 2023|Feedback of the Week|0 Comments

Mr S Famojuro v Boots Management Services Ltd and Mrs E Walker

Hello again and welcome back to our case of the week. This week is Anti-Bullying Week 2023 which takes place between 13th - 17th November and we’ll be looking at a recent case of a pharmacist who succeeded in his claims of harassment related to race. Last week’s case involved dismissal of an employee for failing [...]

Mrs J Williams V Newport City Council

Welcome to our case of the week update, this week's case asks the question; Is dismissing an employee for failing to attend court hearings fair? For anyone that missed last week's update, wherein an RAF Legal Officer brought a claim for victimisation, you can find that here. Now, onto our case this week! The Claimant [...]

Feedback of the Week

This week's feedback comes from one of Joe's clients who said: “I approached PJH Law for advice on an employment law issue, I dealt with Joe, he was clear, informed and pragmatic in the advice he gave. We secured a successful outcome, I would thoroughly recommend both Joe and PJH Law.”

By |2023-11-10T08:52:18+00:00November 10th, 2023|Feedback of the Week, Testimonials|0 Comments

Mr Allan Steele v The Ministry of Defence

Hello again and welcome back to our case of the week. Last week we had our monthly newsletter for October 2023, where we looked at Freddie Flintoff’s settlement with the BBC and employers aiming to be more inclusive to reflect equality and diversity in their recruitment processes. In our lighter side of the news, we [...]

Newsletter – October 2023

Hello and thank you for joining us for our October newsletter where we have a roundup of some employment related news stories. This month we’ve seen news of Freddie Flintoff’s settlement, how employers are aiming to be more inclusive, an employee who was sacked over a sandwich and a prankster who has taken on the [...]

By |2023-10-30T08:38:19+00:00October 27th, 2023|Newsletter|0 Comments