Case Studies

Harmonising Contracts of Employment.

We were approached by an employer of a small Company to review their Contracts of Employment and Employee Handbook. Over the  years, different Managers had issued contracts to employees which were each slightly different to one another, they therefore needed a full review of their contracts and to harmonise the Contracts of Employment. On reviewing…

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Employment Specialist secures £60,000 for client.

The employment team at Tayntons helped a client who had been offered a Settlement Agreement by his employer to leave the business. Our client was a senior executive of the company. The Company were looking to make personnel changes at the top of the Company and were seeking to make our client redundant. Our team…

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£30,000 compensation award for company mismanagement

The employment team at Tayntons advised a senior level client on a potential claim for Disability Discrimination. The client, who worked for a developer had suffered ongoing medical problems with severe bouts of depression. This led to subsequent performance issues however the employer failed to obtain medical evidence and did not follow procedures in managing…

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Improved severance package for whistle blower

Our employment solicitors have helped to significantly improve a client’s severance package following a standard independent consultation over a compromise agreement. The employer’s decision to terminate employment coincided with him raising concerns about company practices and our solicitors built a case against the employer, resulting in an additional £17,000 to an already substantial package.

Allegations quashed following solicitor intervention

The employment team at Tayntons recently helped a client who faced dismissal for a serious allegation against her. What did we do? Our solicitors commenced detailed investigations, revealing that colleagues were fabricating their evidence in an attempt to force her to leave. We managed to reduce the outcome to a verbal warning which helped to…

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Employment solicitors clamp down on racial slurs

The employment team recently achieved several thousand pounds compensation for a client that had been dismissed from his post after assaulting one of his colleagues. It transpired that the incident was the result of continued racist comments and jokes that had been directed towards him. Although he had won an appeal and was invited back…

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£13,000 settlement for Unfair Dismissal

The employment team at Tayntons helped a client who sadly had suffered a cardiac arrest. He had previously been employed as an engineer and whilst recovered, his medical condition meant that he suffered short term memory loss and slower movement. On his return to work, the employer did little to accommodate his disability which made…

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