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Employment status and how it is determined has been an issue that has vexed the courts recently, with cases in both the employment and tax tribunals.

An individual’s employment status determines what type of protections and rights they are entitled to, and establishing status involves the consideration of many different factors.

EAT clarifies “worker” test in latest status decision

22

Jun

2022

EAT clarifies “worker” test in latest status decision

Employment status and how it is determined has been an issue that has vexed the courts recently, with cases in both the employment and tax tribunals.

An individual’s employment status determines what type of protections and rights they are entitled to, and establishing status involves the consideration of many different factors.

The strike, which is being dubbed the biggest rail strike in modern history, has come about as a result of a breakdown in negotiations on pay and redundancies. What can employers do to cover the tasks of the striking workers and keep the business on track?

6 ways to lawfully cover workers on strike

21

Jun

2022

6 ways to lawfully cover workers on strike

The strike, which is being dubbed the biggest rail strike in modern history, has come about as a result of a breakdown in negotiations on pay and redundancies. What can employers do to cover the tasks of the striking workers and keep the business on track?

Under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), in both the EU and UK versions, employees have the right to request access to their personal data from their employer called a Data Subject Access Request (DSAR).   

DSAR: Do I need to provide names if requested?

20

Jun

2022

DSAR: Do I need to provide names if requested?

Under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), in both the EU and UK versions, employees have the right to request access to their personal data from their employer called a Data Subject Access Request (DSAR).   

During the summer, employers can come across employee issues relating to the heat and hot weather. How can employers handle hot weather and what are employer obligations during a heatwave?

What are employer’s obligations during a heatwave?

17

Jun

2022

What are employer’s obligations during a heatwave?

During the summer, employers can come across employee issues relating to the heat and hot weather. How can employers handle hot weather and what are employer obligations during a heatwave?

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