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What Happens If an Employer Has Wrongly Designated an Individual as Self-Employed?

Friday, 16 June 2017

If this is the case and employers do not provide facility to take paid annual leave as a result, they may be liable to pay for all accrued leave on termination.

What Happens If an Employer Has Wrongly Designated an Individual as Self-Employed?

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Disability and Redundancy - What You Need to Consider

Friday, 16 June 2017

Is it possible to make a disabled employee redundant if the risk of redundancy is identified as a result of their absence on sick leave?

Disability and Redundancy - What You Need to Consider

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Why Is It Important to Review Contracts of Employment on Promotion?

Friday, 16 June 2017

When an employee is promoted, it may not be just their job title and salary that needs to be updated.

Why Is It Important to Review Contracts of Employment on Promotion?

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Do You Have a Pay Protection Scheme? Beware of Equal Pay Claims

Friday, 09 June 2017

Phased pay protection schemes that exclude groups within the workforce risk challenge under equal pay legislation. So what should employers bear in mind when implementing such a scheme?

Do You Have a Pay Protection Scheme? Beware of Equal Pay Claims

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Employing Staff Overseas? Why You Shouldn't Use Standard Contracts

Friday, 09 June 2017

A recent case of highlights why it is important that you review your standard contracts of employment before using them for overseas staff.

Employing Staff Overseas? Why You Shouldn't Use Standard Contracts

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When Should Overtime Be Included in Holiday Pay Calculations?

Friday, 09 June 2017

Holiday pay and overtime is a complex and developing area of law. The general trend in case law is that all overtime should be included in holiday pay calculations, as long as that overtime is part of an employee's 'normal remuneration'.

When Should Overtime Be Included in Holiday Pay Calculations?

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Teachers' Strike - How Much Can Employers Deduct from Pay and Are There any Wider Implications?

Friday, 02 June 2017

If teachers lawfully strike for one day, at what rate can the school or college make a deduction of pay?

Teachers' Strike - How Much Can Employers Deduct from Pay and Are There any Wider Implications?

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Whistleblowing - Is It up to Employers to Decide If Disclosure Is Protected?

Friday, 02 June 2017

Where a worker makes a 'protected disclosure' (ie a disclosure which qualifies for protection under whistleblowing legislation) and is dismissed principally by reason of that disclosure...

Whistleblowing - Is It up to Employers to Decide If Disclosure Is Protected?

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New 'Silver Quota' - Are You Employing Enough Older Workers?

Friday, 02 June 2017

Employers are being called upon to pledge to publish their workforce data by age by the end of 2017.

New 'Silver Quota' - Are You Employing Enough Older Workers?

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Does TUPE Cover Workers? Gig Economy Test Case Seeks Precedent

Friday, 02 June 2017

Can the TUPE regulations apply to 'workers' as well as to 'employees'? What impact will this have on the wider 'gig' economy?

Does TUPE Cover Workers? Gig Economy Test Case Seeks Precedent

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Latest ONS Figures Suggest That the Use of Zero Hours Contracts Has Fallen

Friday, 26 May 2017

...but campaigners have warned that insecure work is still a problem in the UK.

Latest ONS Figures Suggest That the Use of Zero Hours Contracts Has Fallen

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Election 2017 - Key Immigration Pledges

Friday, 26 May 2017

With the Conservative, Labour and Liberal Democrat parties firmly on the campaign trail ahead of the General Election on 8 June 2017, what are the parties' key immigration policy objectives?

Election 2017 - Key Immigration Pledges

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Breach of Fiduciary Duty - What Action Can Be Taken?

Friday, 26 May 2017

The Court of Appeal considered the equitable remedies available against a company director.

Breach of Fiduciary Duty - What Action Can Be Taken?

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How Far Back Can an Employee Claim Underpaid Holiday Pay?

Friday, 26 May 2017

In Fulton & Another v Bear Scotland Ltd (No 2), the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) considered whether a three-month gap between underpayments of wages breaks a series of deductions...

How Far Back Can an Employee Claim Underpaid Holiday Pay?

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Election 2017 - Key Party Pledges Affecting The Workplace

Friday, 19 May 2017

The Conservative, Labour and Liberal Democrat parties have now published their manifestos for the General Election on 8 June 2017, but what are the main pledges affecting workers?

Election 2017 - Key Party Pledges Affecting The Workplace