Cavendish Employment Law Limited is a specialist employment law firm with a Head Office in London and leading employment lawyers throughout the UK. We will give you practical advice that delivers the best outcome for you, both employees and employers.

Are you a senior executive looking to bring a discrimination claim? Can your employer claim 'banter' as a defence?

Discrimination in the workplace is no laughing matter - quite the contrary. Earlier this month, it was reported that in cases where an employee (including any senior employee) claims discriminatory remarks or harassment at work, those accused are claiming ‘banter’ in their defence. In fact, UK employment tribunal cases with ‘banter’ as a subject rose last year by 44 per cent.

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Redundancy is not a law unto itself - Insights on the P&O Ferries dismissals from our employment lawyers for senior executives

The recent criticism of the behaviour of P&O Ferries when terminating the employment of 800 of its staff, including senior employees, without notice, unfortunately, makes the reality of suddenly losing your job a possibility. P&O Ferries announced through a pre-recorded video the harsh news that this was their employees’ final day of employment. When working for a globally well-established brand like P&O Ferries, redundancy was probably not a prospect its employees had previously been too concerned about. 

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66% pay gap between women and men in the FTSE 350 financial services firms

It has been revealed that a gender pay gap exists amongst female board directors in FTSE 350 financial firms. Female directors' average annual pay is £235,000, yet male directors receive a generous £689,000 on average annually. This 66% gender pay gap is overwhelmingly larger than the overall gender pay gap in the UK economy which stands at 7.9%. It has been suggested that one of the reasons for such a significant pay gap in financial services is the lack of promotion for women to executive director positions. 

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When does redundancy become an unfair dismissal? New employment law insights for senior executives

Redundancy is a word that is becoming all too familiar in our present economic climate.

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Cavendish Employment Law Named Best Employment Law Firm 2022 at The Southern Enterprise Awards 2022

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Cavendish Employment Law have been announced as the Employment Law Firm of the Year 2022 in the Southern Enterprise Awards 2022. 

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