Emma Sell, Author at BDBF LLP

Employment law lessons from Hillary Clinton

Employment Law News Employment law lessons from Hillary Clinton Posted by Emma Sell on 9 November, 2016 There can be little doubt that Donald Trump's victory was assisted by the scandal surrounding Hillary Clinton's use of personal email for work purposes....

Uber drivers are workers, not self-employed

Employment Law News Uber drivers are workers, not self-employed Posted by Emma Sell on 31 October, 2016 Uber drivers in London have been found to be workers of the company rather than self-employed contractors. The Employment Tribunal judgment, which was overtly...

A view from the Chair of the Employment Lawyers Association

Employment Law News A view from the Chair of the Employment Lawyers Association Posted by Emma Sell on 25 October, 2016 I write this column in the aftermath of the political conference season. If a year ago, I had asked you to guess the political party of the person...

Top tips for surviving redundancy

Follow our top tips for redundancy to ensure you get the best chance of keeping your role, and the best compensation if you do not.

“Overqualified” or too old for the job?

It’s common knowledge that some employers try to recruit in their own image (whether lawful or not). Job advertisements and person specifications can be used to pinpoint particular demographics, and in particular, certain age groups. Advertising for a candidate who is active, energetic and computer-savvy? Chances are, you’re looking to hire someone young.