Emma Ferdinando Solicitor

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Contact Details

Emma is a Solicitor in our Employment and Pensions team based in Southampton. Previously, she has worked on insurance backed Employment Tribunal claims for both employees and employers.

Main areas of practice

She assists clients with bringing Employment Tribunal proceedings against their employers and or defending claims made by employees. This can involve seeking to negotiate settlements between the parties before proceedings commence or reach a final hearing. Claims could be for unfair dismissal, wages, holiday and discrimination.

Clients

Emma's clients include individuals wishing to bring claims against their former employers and employers, who can range from sole traders to large organisations.

Expertise

Articles by Emma

TPAS shifts pension complaints function to The Pensions Ombudsmen

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The dispute resolution function of The Pensions Advisory Service (TPAS) is to be absorbed by The Pensions Ombudsmen and will become the single point of contact for all pension dispute resolutions.

Recent British Airways Court case did not take off but appeal will fly

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Do the rules of your pension scheme ensure that the Trustees have to seek your consent before making changes to the rules? Our pensions expert explains.

Public sector pension reform

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There have been two recent Employment Tribunal cases in which the Tribunal had to decide whether transitional provisions attached to reforms of a judicial pension scheme.

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The Court of Appeal gives guidance on identifying the difference between "allegation" and "information" for the purposes of whistleblowing protection.

Unfair dismissal developments

Managing dismissals fairly is not always straightforward as can be seen from some recent EAT decisions that have considered the tricky issues of dismissal for gross misconduct and misconduct where there had been no previous disciplinary warnings.

The Government’s response to the Taylor Review – more certainty for all or just more red tape for businesses?

In July 2017, the "Good Work: the Taylor Review of Modern Working Practices” set out over 50 recommendations for improving workers’ rights.

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