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Modern Slavery

Can You Spot Modern Slavery?

Many believe slavery to be a thing of the past, yet it still exists today in many forms throughout modern society. By definition, modern slavery is the exploitation of other people for personal or commercial gain. Even in countries like the UK, modern slavery is a prevalent issue because it […]

Automatic unfair dismissals

Automatic Unfair Dismissals linked to Health & Safety

Challenging an Unfair Dismissal In certain circumstances, regardless of the length of service, an employee can argue that a dismissal was automatically unfair. Section 100 of the Employment Rights Act 1996 (ERA) includes protection for employees against dismissal caused by working conditions which were harmful, or potentially harmful, to their […]