I am Philip Landau an employment lawyer. I have my own practice (Landau Law, Solicitors ) which is based in the City of London. I act mainly for employees including a large number of senior executives. I have regularly been on BBC TV, ITV and local radio as an employment law expert. I also write for The Guardian on employment law related issues.
Philip Landau was talking to Iain Dale on LBC News Radio today in relation to bullying and harassment in the workplace. This followed the story being reported in the media about the bullying allegations being made against the Speaker of the House of Commons, John Bercow, by his private secretary.
Philip Landau appeared this morning on BBC Radio London talking to broadcaster, Petrie Hosken, about a TUC report which was published today saying that workers lost £31bn in unpaid overtime last year. Philip was talking about the employment law rights of employees who carry out free overtime.
Landau Law has won a claim for 28 former employees of OCS Group UK Limited amounting to a total of £193,000 in the Employment Tribunal.
The claim related to a failure by OCS to comply with its duty to properly consult with their employees prior to the transfer of its business to Rentokil Initial UK Limited. The tribunal ordered the maximum penalty of 13 weeks pay to each employee as compensation. This was despite the claim being fully defended.
Philip Landau was quoted in The Sunday Times today. This was in relation to a prominent story about an investigation on whether targeted Facebook job advertisements (which only target certain age groups) are discriminatory.
Philip Landau was part of a live debate this evening with Stephen Nolan of BBC Radio 5 Live and journalist for The Telegraph, Rebecca Reid, about the acceptability or otherwise of accessing pornography in the workplace.
Philip Landau was talking to Yasmeen Kahn today on Talk Radio about Uber losing their appeal in the Employment Appeal Tribunal, so that Uber drivers now have a “worker status”. This is a landmark ruling and means that Uber drivers are entitled to the national minimum wage, paid holiday, rest breaks and the 48 hour maximum working week.