Pearl Lemon Legal has a dedicated team of very experienced, specialist no win no fee employment solicitors. We can provide expert legal advice and representation to employees throughout the UK at an affordable fee basis. Additionally, we have employment lawyers that have a wealth of expertise advocating for employee rights and providing expert guidance on employment law. We can help you handle unfair dismissal and other potential claims which you may have. We are very aware of the escalating legal costs throughout the industry and as such offer an affordable hourly rate for our legal services.
Understanding UK Employment Law Basics
In the UK, there are about 4 million limited enterprises with up to 21 million full-time workers. Employment Solicitors The UK has employment laws in place to protect both employers and employees. These laws, which cover dismissal, vacations, wages, discrimination, and many other topics, are intended to protect worker rights while simultaneously protecting an employer’s interests and maintaining a fair working relationship.
At first impression, employment law may seem complicated and varied, particularly for business owners who must understand UK employment law while continuing to run and expand their day-to-day operations.
The purpose of employment solicitors employment laws, which are numerous, is to safeguard businesses by outlining their duties to their employees and their rights as business owners. They keep the working arrangement equitable for both sides.
So, for instance, UK employment laws protect businesses since they specify what should be included in a contract, such as holiday pay, disciplinary procedures, and formal notice periods. Employment Solicitors Contracts safeguard employers by providing clarity and a point of reference to ensure that the employer and employee are on the same page.
However, UK Employment Solicitors regulations are also in existence to safeguard workers from unfair hiring practices, workplace harassment, and salary disparities. In the UK, for instance, employers are required to pay employees the National Minimum Wage based on their age, and all employees above the age of 23 are also eligible to the National Living Wage.
The Equality Act of 2010 forbids discrimination against candidates (and employees) based on their membership in a list of nine protected characteristics, including gender, race, or disability. Employees are protected by this law as soon as they apply for a job. When a new employee joins the team, they are likewise covered by the Health & Safety at Work Act of 1974’s Health & Safety laws. These guarantee that every employee has a right to a secure workplace.
At Pearl Lemon Legal we are proud to offer the assistance of a team of employment solicitors who not only have extensive experience in this often very nuanced, and ever-changing, aspect of UK law, but also the patience, compassion and dedication that helps clients through what can be a challenging and distressing time.