Dress codes and the law

In light of the recent row over a temp worker being dismissed for refusing to wear high heels at work, we thought we’d delve into the laws behind dress codes. Where is the line between a uniform and a dress … Continued

What Brexit Means for the UK

On the 20th of April, a range of legal practitioners and MPs came together to discuss the legal implications of the UK leaving the European Union. This meeting was about the possible affects of Brexit and the EU referendum vote on … Continued

The National Living Wage

As of the 1st of April, the Government’s new National Living Wage will be introduced to UK Employment Law. The new rate applies to all working people aged 25 and over, and will be set at £7.20 per hour. To ensure … Continued

This Year’s Employment Law Changes

This year, the government is making a range of Employment Law reforms that will affect almost all employers in the UK. The reforms have been considered controversial, but as an employer you need to ensure that you’re following the law. And, … Continued

A Quick Guide to Employment Law for Businesses

As an employer, you need to be aware of and compliant with UK Employment Law. Employment Law covers a vast area, from contracts and dismissal to workplace environments and discrimination. Complying with Employment Law keeps your employees happy, can improve … Continued

What Are Your Employee Rights?

In order to help you understand your rights at work, and to help you in the case of a disagreement or issue with your employer, we’ve put together this handy guide for you. Types of Employee Rights As an employee … Continued

A Quick Guide to Unfair Dismissal

Unfair dismissal can be a tough experience, so our experts here at We Talk Law have put together a quick guide about some things you should know about unfair dismissal and your employment rights. These are: What is unfair dismissal? … Continued