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White Peak Distribution staff could be entitled to 90 days’ pay

Staff of White Peak Distribution Limited could be entitled to a protective award payment following the company’s administration. On  25 August 2021, White Peak Distribution Limited announced that it was going into administration. The company employed approximately 30 employees. White Peak Distribution Limited – your protective award A protective award is an award of money,…

Supporting the employees of All Foundations

We are sorry to hear that All Foundations (UK) Limited went into administration. We understand how difficult this may be for those employees whose jobs are at risk. We are here to support those employees of All Foundations Limited through the process. Employees at All Foundations, your protective award claim If you think you are…

Successful Protective Award Claim for Bredbury Hall Ltd Employees

Hotel & Country Club, Bredbury Hall, had to close its doors after its parent company, Newco Ventures Limited, fell into administration in March 2021. Unfortunately, over 30 employees were made redundant without any notice. The employment team at Linder Myers, lead by Alan Lewis, successfully managed for Bredbury Hall’s employees to receive the eight weeks’…

Fruehauf Ltd employees at risk of redundancy

Employees of Fruehauf Limited may be entitled to a pay-out if they are made redundant. Fruehauf’s employees potential Protective Award entitlement We are sorry to hear that Fruehauf Limited, based in Grantham, have gone into administration. This puts the jobs of 100 employees at risk, potentially making its employees eligible for a Protective Award. If…

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Toxic workplaces – when does it become a legal matter?

The school playground is notorious for bullying. But if you think that stops when you leave school and go to work, you’d be sadly mistaken. Bullying in the workplace is a common occurrence for thousands of UK employees, who are subjected to daily harassment and undue pressure from both bosses and work colleagues. So when…

What to do if you get a bad reference from a previous employer

Most job offers given are conditional upon receiving a satisfactory reference. It is important to carefully consider the wording of a job offer made to you. If it does not stipulate that the offer is subject to a reference (or another condition e.g. passing a criminal record check or proof of academic qualifications etc.), then…

Discrimination compensation set to increase

Compensation for all types of discrimination is unlimited (unlike most unfair dismissal cases, where there is a statutory cap). Most of the highest compensation awards in discrimination cases comprise substantial loss of earnings and future loss of earnings awards. Gill Switalski, for example, secured a multi million pound settlement of her sex discrimination claim against…

Why can’t Uber drivers claim unfair dismissal?

The Supreme Court’s decision in the Uber case has brought to the spotlight the issue of employment status for thousands of workers.  It has been an unfortunate fact of life for many workers that their employers have been able to use legal precedents and authorities dating back decades to deny them their most basic employment…

Bullying in the workplace

Bullying does not always remain in the playground. For some, bullying continues into adult life such as in the workplace. Although there is a fine line between tough management and an abusive one there can be times where this line is crossed. Bullying is not limited to unwanted conduct by management as it can also…

Linder Myers to provide free employment law advice to Greater Manchester employees hit hardest by the pandemic

Linder Myers Solicitors has partnered with The Growth Company and Citizens Advice Manchester to ensure that Greater Manchester’s workers who have been hit hardest by the pandemic can access free legal advice from select law firms across the region. During this period of uncertainty, many people across Greater Manchester are worried about their employment, from…