Gemma Workman.


Assistant: Laurie Pote
Profile / Experience

Profile / Experience

Gemma advises both employers and employees on all aspects of employment law, including in relation to settlement agreements, contracts of employment, disciplinary and grievance procedures, redundancy and employment tribunal proceedings, including advocacy at hearings.

Gemma joined Lanyon Bowdler as an employment solicitor in January 2023.

She initially worked in the South East of England, where she also completed her training. Gemma relocated back to Shropshire, her home county, in 2016, where she worked for another local firm for over six years.

Gemma’s aim is to provide practical solutions for her clients.


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Rolled-up Holiday Pay – and Part-year and Irregular Hours Workers

Rolled-up holiday pay is paid as an uplift to pay for work undertaken at the same time that the worker is paid for ...
John Merry • 08 Apr 2024

Agricultural Wages in Wales 2024

The Agricultural Wages (Wales) Order 2024 (“the Order”) came into force on 1 April 2024 and increased the minimum w...
John Merry • 03 Apr 2024

Carer’s Leave

New regulations will come into force on 6 April 2024 that will provide employees with the right to take up to one w...
John Merry • 07 Mar 2024

Increase In Tribunal Compensation Limits

The government has announced the annual increase in compensation limits for employment tribunal awards and other st...
John Merry • 28 Feb 2024

Rehabilitation of Offenders

The Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (“the Act”) is intended to allow the rehabilitation into employment of ref...
John Merry • 07 Nov 2023

Important Ruling: Holiday Pay

The law relating to employee holidays in England and Wales is complex – but it has just become a little simpler, in...
John Merry • 11 Oct 2023

Increases to Statutory Payments

From 1 April 2023, the National Living Wage will increase from £9.50 to £10.42 an hour. National Minimum Wage rates...
John Merry • 31 Mar 2023

Increases to Employment Tribunal Limits

The Employment Rights (Increase of Limits) Order 2023 has been published, which will give to effect the latest annu...
John Merry • 16 Mar 2023

Agricultural Wages in Wales 2023

The Agricultural Wages (Wales) Order 2023 will come into force on 1 April 2023 and will increase the minimum wage r...
John Merry • 10 Mar 2023

Right to Work Checks

Employers are required to verify the lawful immigration status of job applicants prior to employment. Following an ...
John Merry • 02 Sep 2022

Gender Critical Beliefs and Discrimination in the Workplace

On 6 July 2022, in the case of Forstater v CGD Europe and others, an employment tribunal issued a decision which wi...
John Merry • 21 Jul 2022

ACAS Bereavement

On 16 February 2022, Acas published new guidance with regards to bereavement leave and pay (replacing the previous ...
John Merry • 04 Mar 2022
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