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