Supported Self-Representation by Monaco Solicitors

How do you negotiate a fair ‘settlement agreement’ exit package deal when leaving your job after being badly treated at work? Without our Supported Self Representation service you can represent yourself. At... Read more »

Bullying and harassment in the workplace

What is bullying and harassment? Bullying and harassment in the workplace is worryingly common and is becoming increasingly prevalent. A recent study shows that 75% of participants had been the victim of,... Read more »

10 Tips for returning from maternity leave

You are a highly respected professional – you are trusted by the directors; you have recruited a fantastic team; you achieved all your KPIs for the last 5 years and you were on... Read more »

Can post-termination covenants in your employment contract restrict your settlement?

Do you know what’s in your job contract? In the excitement of starting a new job, you might be forgiven for not minutely examining the small print in your employment contract.  However,... Read more »

Brexit Employment Rights Issues

How will your rights at work be affected? It’ll soon be four years since the UK voted to leave the EU.  So what more do we know about how Brexit will affect... Read more »

How to survive stress and anxiety at work

Feeling like enough is enough? Senior Associate Solicitor at Monaco Solicitors, Lorna Valcin, shares her advice of dealing with stress and anxiety at work. Stress and anxiety are two terms I am hearing... Read more »

Grievances in the workplace: when and how to raise one

Introduction If you have a problem or complaint at work you might want to take this up formally with your employer. This is called raising a grievance. Raising a grievance is a... Read more »

Performance improvement procedures and plans (PIPs) at work

This article explains what performance improvement procedures (PIPs) and performance improvement plans are and outlines your rights when you’re participating in a PIP.  We also look at what to do if you’re... Read more »

Discrimination at work and what to do if you are being discriminated against

Introduction The Employment Tribunal Services publish regular statistics that tell you how difficult discrimination at work claims are to win.  What those statistics don’t tell you is that in reality discrimination cases... Read more »

Redundancy: Guidance for employees

Introduction Negotiating better redundancy pay is often the first thing on your mind when made redundant. This is especially the case when you feel singled out unfairly for redundancy and therefore the... Read more »