COVID - 19 Supporting our Clients

Currently the UK is experiencing the worst viral pandemic in over 100 years. Normal life, by necessity has had to be placed on hold whilst, together, we battle this new threat to our prosperity and well being.

However, we at Lawyers4u are aware many of our clients have current ongoing legal proceedings and we wish to reassure and reconfirm our commitment to them.

Where legal proceedings are currently before the Courts we shall ensure that your interests are fully represented and that there will be no detrimental effect to your case because you are unable to attend scheduled hearings.

Further, new clients can continue to request our help in preparing new claims before the Court, be they as Claimant or Defendant.

Our professional legal teams are ready to help and we are in constant communication with the Courts so we are able to immediately advise our clients of any new developments.

At present the Courts are still allowing the filing of cases but, as to be expected, actual hearings are often conducted over the telephone.

However, in Civil Court Practice this is often the norm regardless. Civil Court hearings are primarily decided on the submitted statements of case and we at Lawyers4U pride ourselves on being amongst the forerunners in this drafting field.

So stay safe and be reassured that as an existing client we got you and if you have need of our services as a new client, we got you too.

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Contracts of Employment Explained

In many respects the contract of employment is very similar to any other contract. Usually, a contract of employment will be expressed in writing, but as with many other contracts this need not always be the case. The contract of employment will consist of a number of terms and conditions. These may be express or implied. Express terms are those which have been agreed between the parties, either orally or in writing. Implied terms are those which are so obvious to an onlooker that they are held to be part of the contract, and therefore do not need to be expressed by the parties. Breach by either party of any of the terms will, of course, amount to breach of contract.

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  • “…I am a junior employee of {national bank}…I have a contract of employment…one of the terms is an express mobility clause…this states I must go where the company sends me…however I have just received notification from my employer that I must relocate from Birmingham to Leeds within one week…I am newly wed with a baby on the way and will find it impossible to comply on such short notice and with no financial assistance…the bank has not offered any…I feel this is amounting to constructive dismissal…but I am worried I have no rights because of the express term…”

     

  • “…I have a new business with 6 employees…I wish to provide my workers with contracts of employment which comply with s.1 of the Employment Rights Act 1996...can you provide a stencil with all the required articles…”

     

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