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According to new analysis published this week by the Resolution Foundation, approximately one in twenty workers are not receiving any holiday entitlement, one in ten do not receive a payslip, and there are 200,000 identified cases by the HMRC of workers not receiving the minimum wage. More...

Solicitors’ fees can be a daunting prospect and, sometimes, you might not even look for legal advice believing it to be too expensive. But, that’s not necessarily the case.

Here, we demystify the thorny subject of solicitors’ fees and how employee advice is priced.  More...

You have a settlement agreement handed to you and you’re told that you need to get independent legal advice. It’s all quite amicable, but this has never happened to you before and you have never even met an employment solicitor, let alone had to instruct one! You are not alone. Every day, people in your situation call us. More...

Current legislation protects employees against discrimination on the basis of one or more of nine “protected characteristics”. These are:

  • Age
  • Disability
  • Gender Reassignment
  • Marriage and Civil Partnership
  • Pregnancy and maternity
  • Race
  • Religion and belief
  • Sex
  • Sexual orientation

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Following on from our topical blog on “The Top 3 Things Our Employment Solicitors Say to Clients”, Partner and Head of Employment Litigation and Disputes, Gemma Bailey, provides her expert opinion on what clients should take on board when going into an employment tribunal. More...

With effect from 15th February 2015 EU Regulations on Consumer Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) allow consumers who bought our services online to submit their complaint via an online complaint portal.

We are required under the regulations to provide our clients the following information:-
  1. Link to the ODR platform - please follow the following link for further information (http://ec.europa.eu/consumers/odr).
  2. Our contact email address in case of a complaint under the ODR regulation – Andrea Coombes andrea.c@howellslegal.com