Looking out to a damp, dark Manchester morning it is hard to believe that we are now officially in holiday season! Managing leave for your staff is one thing, but have you also considered if you are paying workers correctly when they are on holiday? The rights surrounding annual leave and holiday … [Read more...] about Holiday Pay: Could your business be at risk?
The Employment Tribunal Fees system polarised opinion when it was introduced in July, 2013. … [Read more...] about 4 Out Of Every 5 Claimants Are Deterred From Pursuing Employment Tribunal Claims Because Of Fees Claims Citizens Advice Poll.
Under the current UK interpretation of the EU-wide Working Time Directive, in particular the Working Time Regulations implemented in the UK in 1998, only basic pay counts in the calculation of holiday pay. … [Read more...] about Overtime Should Count In Holiday Pay Rules Employment Appeal Tribunal.
Rarely has the term ‘grey area’ been more appropriate than in the context of employment law and social media. … [Read more...] about Social Media And The Workplace.
Twice a year, the government introduces a range of regulation changes, with the most recent being 6th April 2014. This month we’ve set out some of the notable changes effective from that date. Tribunal penalties. For the first time, financial penalties of 50% of the compensation payout will … [Read more...] about Employment Regulation: Times Are Changing.