Most commercial law firms spend a significant portion of their time advising clients on how to stay out of employment tribunals. But with the legislation and broader attitudes surrounding employment claims evolving at a rapid rate, are they failing to practice what they preach? Susan Gordon reports
During the past year, employment claims against law firms have attracted widespread media coverage. These represent only the tip of the iceberg and are part of a wider trend of more employees bringing claims against their firms, fuelled by new attitudes and new legislation covering such issues as bullying and work-related stress.
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