In the most recent development in Smith v Pimlico Plumbers Ltd (March 2021), the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has dismissed a worker's holiday pay claim in which he sought payment for unpaid annual leave which he had already taken.
The Department for Education (DfE) has launched a consultation on further changes to Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE). The consultation was launched on 10 December 2020 and closed on 4 March 2021.
The effects of Brexit and the coronavirus pandemic continue to impact independent schools with international staff and students. This article explores some of the immigration issues which schools are currently grappling with.
The Chancellor has announced that the furlough scheme will be extended until 30 September 2021. This gives employers the opportunity to utilise the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) for an additional five months, with two notable changes.
The question of whether workers should receive the national minimum wage for time they are required to be on site, but asleep, has been a contentious one and has been a real concern for boarding schools and other schools with residential staff.