UK Law

Get UK Law Questions Answered by Verified Experts

Connect one-on-one with {0} who will answer your question

Related UK Law Questions
An employee has come to us to ask to be made redundant. The
An employee has come to us to ask to be made redundant. The reality is that he can no longer do his job (System Technician) because he has contracted a long-term illness - confirmed by medical opinion… read more
Ben Jones
Ben Jones
UK Lawyer
Legal Practice Course
9,299 satisfied customers
I have very recently been sacked from my Employer after working
I have very recently been sacked from my Employer after working there for 17 years. I was sacked because of my sickness record due to suffering with depression for 10 years. Iam covered by DDA but the… read more
Ben Jones
Ben Jones
UK Lawyer
Legal Practice Course
9,299 satisfied customers
I have just had by contract with Cobham terminated, And would
I have just had by contract with Cobham terminated, And would lik to know if I have a case for unfair dismassal.. I have worked for Cobham for nearly nine years and there was a re-orginazation in June… read more
Ben Jones
Ben Jones
UK Lawyer
Legal Practice Course
9,299 satisfied customers
I was absent with work related stress / depression. On my return
I was absent with work related stress / depression. On my return to work I was given a formal warning. No verbal warning was given prior to return to work. Does this follow the correct procedure?… read more
Ben Jones
Ben Jones
UK Lawyer
Legal Practice Course
9,299 satisfied customers
I am currently under capability review at my place of employment,
I am currently under capability review at my place of employment, with the possibility of dismissal after a few reviews. I have had to consult an occupational health doctor, and he has pronounced me f… read more
Ben Jones
Ben Jones
UK Lawyer
Legal Practice Course
9,299 satisfied customers
I have been working for a mental health charity for 8 years;
I have been working for a mental health charity for 8 years; in sept 2009 I applied for a new training post with the same organization, but with new contract. In March I became mentally unwell with de… read more
Ben Jones
Ben Jones
UK Lawyer
Legal Practice Course
9,299 satisfied customers
Employment Law I am seriously ill with Chronic Fatigue
Employment Law I am seriously ill with Chronic Fatigue / ME & signed off by my GP as unfit for any work / by the Employers Physician as unfit for my full normal job At 6 Months my Employer indicated t… read more
Jenny Mackenzie
Jenny Mackenzie
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
2,766 satisfied customers
Are doctors and/or consultants a special case under the Disability
Are doctors and/or consultants a special case under the Disability Discrimination Act in anyway? I have a doctor employed whose behaviour is unpredictable and indecisive, resulting in confusion for hi… read more
Ben Jones
Ben Jones
UK Lawyer
Legal Practice Course
9,299 satisfied customers
My son has been off work for 3 months with depression and now
My son has been off work for 3 months with depression and now work asked him to come to a meeting to disscuss his potential termination he was keen to back 2 weeks ago but they would not let him sayin… read more
Ben Jones
Ben Jones
UK Lawyer
Legal Practice Course
9,299 satisfied customers
Hello Please could you advise if stress is covered under
Hello Please could you advise if 'stress' is covered under the "Disability Discrimination Act". My husband has had stress-related illnesses for a number of years but has only recently, at the end of A… read more
DR Lawyer
DR Lawyer
BA (HONS) Pgdl Pgdlp
2,318 satisfied customers
Hello, I have been off work for 4 months with work strees &
Hello, I have been off work for 4 months with work strees & depression. I am due to return to work 29th Sept 09. My job includes a 7 day standby once every 4 weeks. After 10 years of doing this job my… read more
Sarah B
Sarah B
Principal
Bachelor's Degree
171 satisfied customers
I am representing my own ET case due for full hearing on 24-08-09
I am representing my own ET case due for full hearing on 24-08-09 for 5 days. I had intially stated at the Case Management hearing that I had not complied with section 32 of the Employment Law 2002 in… read more
Jo C.
Jo C.
Barrister
Master's Degree
33,359 satisfied customers
What is best practice in managing sickness such as depression
What is best practice in managing sickness such as depression which is covered by the DDA in the workplace? Is it best to split the sickness and only manage them on the sickness unrelated to the DDA o… read more
Rob
Rob
Bachelor's Degree
507 satisfied customers
my son has ME/CFS nad has been told that he does not come under
my son has ME/CFS nad has been told that he does not come under D D A. He has been in the same job for over 12 years and had this condition when he started. he had to go to a meeting to discuss his il… read more
TNV
TNV
Bachelor's Degree
1,215 satisfied customers
I am suffering from a long term chronic back injury. In a meeting
I am suffering from a long term chronic back injury. In a meeting with my Matron ( I am a RN and worked in the NHS until I was dismissed due to capability) and we agreed that I was to be treated speci… read more
Jo C.
Jo C.
Barrister
Master's Degree
33,359 satisfied customers
I was recently given a position with a company and after i
I was recently given a position with a company and after i was offered the job was given a medical form to complete, I was not asked any questions about sickness in my interview. I suffer with Depress… read more
Steven Haylesbury
Steven Haylesbury
Master's Degree
482 satisfied customers
Having worked in my employment for over 5 years, I was for
Having worked in my employment for over 5 years, I was for the first time off sick with my LUPUS for approx. 2 and a half month. I have been signed fit to return to work as from 1/12/08. My Employer i… read more
Steven Haylesbury
Steven Haylesbury
Master's Degree
482 satisfied customers
I was diagnosed with motor neurone disease in April . I am
I was diagnosed with motor neurone disease in April . I am currently employed as a Commercial Manager for France and Benelux for the UK division of a large US Company and was recently dismissed by let… read more
Tom Denning
Tom Denning
Trainee Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
526 satisfied customers

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

A quick response, a succinct and helpful answer in simple English. I believe I can now confront the counter party with confidence -- worth the 30 bucks!

RickLeeds, UK

I did not know a French Law service existed and I was very impressed with the speed of reply --- very professional. Many thanks!

Ms. BakerAlfafar, Spain

Thank you so much for your help. Your answers were really useful and came back so quickly. Great!

MaggieUSA

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

This expert is wonderful. They truly know what they are talking about, and they actually care about you. They really helped put my nerves at ease. Thank you so much!!!!

AlexLos Angeles, CA

Thank you for all your help. It is nice to know that this service is here for people like myself, who need answers fast and are not sure who to consult.

GPHesperia, CA

I couldn't be more satisfied! This is the site I will always come to when I need a second opinion.

JustinKernersville, NC

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Ben Jones

Ben Jones

UK Lawyer

9,299 satisfied customers

Qualified Solicitor

INC

INC

Solicitor-Advocate

3,882 satisfied customers

LL.B, Pg.Dip, LL.M, M.B.A (Pending), Solicitor-Advocate. UK Practising Certificate issued by SRA., DIFC Courts Registered (Dubai)

Jenny Mackenzie

Jenny Mackenzie

2,766 satisfied customers

Over 10 years experience in general legal matters

Matthew J

Matthew J

Solicitor

334 satisfied customers

4 y PQE (Partner) - Commercial / Residential Property & Property and Civil litigation experience

James Mather

James Mather

7,350 satisfied customers

Senior Partner at Berkson Wallace

Clare

Clare

Solicitor

9,529 satisfied customers

family solictor with 25 years experience

Thomas

Thomas

Lawyer

2,179 satisfied customers

BA (Hons), PgDip, Practising Solicitor

< Previous | Next >

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x