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Mark Fellows is an employment solicitor in St Albans and London who advises both employers and employees on a wide range of contentious and non-contentious employment matters. Mark has a strong interest in employment litigation. Mark heads the Sherrards Solicitors’ Employment law team. He has many years of experience of advocacy in Employment Tribunals, advocating at full hearings in relation to claims of unfair dismissal, discrimination, deductions from wages, breach of contract, TUPE and claims brought under the Working Time Regulations. Mark leads seminars on employment law, and provides in-house training to clients. Mark is a member of the Employment Lawyers Association.

Furlough & annual leave

To download this article ‘Furlough and annual leave’ as a PDF, please click here.  furlough and annual leave. As of 4 April, the Government issued some further guidance regarding the Job Retention Scheme and whilst it has provided welcome clarification on a number of matters, it has still not addressed the issue of how annual …

Furlough & annual leave

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The practicalities of furloughing employees

Click here, to download a PDF version of this article. Furloughed employees and how to make a claim through the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme The Government has now released further details in respect of the Job Retention Scheme and the practicalities of making a claim. They have confirmed that: The scheme is expected to be …

The practicalities of furloughing employees

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Covid-19: The impact on employers & the options available to them

To download this article as a PDF, click on the image above. This is a truly exceptional and unprecedented time for all organisations, and you will already be thinking about the measures that you may need to implement in order to safeguard the future of your business. Taking steps now, even as a contingency, could …

Covid-19: The impact on employers & the options available to them

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To suspend or not to suspend

Partner Mark Fellows, Head of the Sherrards Employment department explores when you should consider to suspend an employee. Whilst suspension is a precautionary measure, it is important to note that the question over whether to suspend in the first place is still a vital question to be asked before any steps are taken. This has …

To suspend or not to suspend

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Recruitment Processes: How well do you really know who you are employing?

Head of the Employment department, Mark Fellows examines how employers can tighten up their recruitment process in order to ensure that they end up with the right employee for the job. It is safe to say that the process of recruiting new employees can be both a time-consuming and costly process and so it is …

Recruitment Processes: How well do you really know who you are employing?

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Dealing with Disgruntled Former Employees

This blog focuses on how employers can deal with litigious/vexatious former employee who bring claims in the Employment Tribunal following the termination of their employment. As a result of the abolition of Employment Tribunal fees, it is a lot easier for employees to bring claims. Whilst some claims have clear merit, others are started in …

Dealing with Disgruntled Former Employees

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