Not so happy returns! ECJ decide Italian firms can dismiss zero-hour contract workers on their 25th birthday.
Italian law allows firms to offer ‘on call’ contracts (referred to as zero hour contracts in the UK) to individuals aged under 25 and over 45, those between 25 and..
Long gone are the days when the postman delivered every parcel. Nowadays, we don’t bat an eyelid when the person knocking at the door is a courier in an unfamiliar..
As part of its new Innovation Plan, the Government has asked businesses across the UK for their views on whether ‘non compete clauses’ in employment contracts are obstructing the UK’s..
The Court of Appeal has recently upheld the High Court’s decision that particular provisions in a staff handbook had been incorporated into an employee’s contract of employment...
The recent case of Bartholomews Agri Food v Thornton has provided some useful guidance to employers who wish to rely on restrictive covenants when an employee leaves. Restrictive covenants (for..