Lorna Valcin has 30 years’ experience in the legal field, the vast majority of which has been spent specialising in Employment and Immigration Law. Former partner of a national commercial firm of solicitors as Head of the Employment and Immigration team, she currently works as a senior employment solicitor for Monaco Solicitors. She is particularly passionate about womens’ rights in the workplace. Woman are under-represented in the boardroom and still suffer from a substantial pay gap and are often overlooked for promotion and career prospects. Having achieved despite those odds she wants to see others do the same.
It sounds as if you are in a situation where you cannot work due to lack of childcare...read more
It seems to me that in this case it is a question of whether the employer is able to...read more
The first consideration is the contract. Does the contract with this employee allow the...read more
This is a difficult one because clearly there are opportunities to work part time, but...read more
The eligibility requirements for both Shared Parental Leave and statutory paternity leave...read more
I cannot see how you can be compelled to make yourself available for work on the days that...read more
There is no time limit outside the law of contract where there is a six-year time limit. ...read more