Specific Issues That Affect Employees

Bullying in the workplace, unlawful practices, discrimination, re-organisation, redundancy, changing terms and conditions, disciplinary and grievance procedures and dismissal can impact seriously on an employee’s health, confidence and security. We represent individuals afraid to speak out and unsure about how to deal with the problem — whether to try and save their job or get compensation for its loss or for injuries to their health and feelings caused by unlawful discrimination. At Essential Employment Law Services in Dorset, we cover all those specific employee issues that workers encounter, helping them to manage the fallout from the unfair and illegal behaviour of colleagues and bosses.

Protecting You From Discrimination

If you believe you are experiencing discrimination at work, contact us. We provide specialist advice on the “protected characteristics” — those legal grounds on which it is unlawful to discriminate. They are:
  • Age
  • Disability
  • Gender reassignment
  • Marriage and civil partnership
  • Pregnancy and maternity
  • Race
  • Religion or belief
  • Sex
  • Sexual orientation

Resolving Difficult Situations In Your Favour

To some extent, we all measure our value by the work we do. If you are confronted with a problem at work, resolving the situation with your dignity intact is critical. It helps you face the future in a more positive frame of mind — whether you remain in your current post or move elsewhere. We regularly help people deal with such issues as:
  • Unfair treatment
  • Bullying and harassment
  • Breach of contract issues
  • Unfair dismissal and constructive dismissal
  • Non-payment of wages
  • Holiday entitlement disputes
  • Whistleblowing, in both the public and private sectors
  • Settlement agreements

You Are Never Alone

A large part of our role is to help you through a time of big change. We understand the importance of being accessible when you need reassurance. We offer a reliable source of support. Because our solicitors share their knowledge and experience when dealing with cases, you will always have the benefit of an effective team approach to resolving your case.

Contact Us

For more information, call 01308 459 459 or contact us online. We act for employees across southwest England and beyond.