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Jul
19
2019

Health is everyone’s business: new government proposals regarding sickness absence and statutory sick pay

Around 100,000 people in the UK every year leave work completely after a sickness absence and 44% of people who are off work for a year or more because of..

Jul
12
2019

September Climate Strike: How to respond to striking staff

Climate crisis protesters are urging the UK workforce to follow their student counterparts and take part in a worldwide strike, starting on 20 September 2019. ..

Jul
12
2019

An employee who posted racially offensive imagery on Facebook was not regarded as having acted in the course of his employment

Employers can be held legally responsible for acts of discrimination and harassment carried out by their employees, provided that the conduct took place in the course of their employment. ..

Jul
04
2019

Restriction against holding any ‘interest in’ a competing business was too wide but could be severed

In Tillman v Egon Zehnder Ltd, the Supreme Court held that a restrictive covenant which prevented a business executive from being directly or indirectly engaged, concerned or interested in any..

Jun
27
2019

Holiday pay – the tides change again

By now you will be familiar with the ever-changing developments relating to holiday pay over the past several years. ..

Jun
14
2019

Presenter’s arrangements with BBC not subject to IR35 rules

In April we blogged about the upcoming reforms to the Tax framework - IR35. ..

May
23
2019

EU law requires employers to keep daily records of hours worked

In Federación de Servicios de Comisiones Obreras (CCOO) v Deutsche Bank SAE, a trade union in Spain brought a claim against Deutsche Bank, which did not keep a record of..

May
17
2019

Retail staff may be entitled to extra payment for opening and closing their store

Whilst it may be common place for retail staff to open and close their stores outside of their contractual hours, employers should be wary and ensure that everyone adequately remunerated..

Apr
26
2019

Preparing for changes to the off-payroll working rules (IR35)

Reforms to the tax framework known as IR35 have been lurking in the background since autumn 2018 when the government announced its intention to extend the regime to the private..

Apr
18
2019

Employer not liable for Christmas party injuries

The High Court has ruled in Shelbourne v Cancer Research UK that the employer was not liable for the back injuries sustained by the employee at a Christmas Party. A..



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