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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..

Apr
17
2019

Low Pay Commission Consultation 2019 – calling all evidence!

A new consultation has been opened by the Low Pay Commission (LPC) seeking views on the National Minimum Wage (NMW) and National Living Wage (NLW) rates that should apply from..

Apr
12
2019

Personal Liability of Directors

The High Court in Antuzis v DJ Houghton has recently held that directors of a private limited company could be pursued personally for breaching an employment contract...

Apr
12
2019

Holiday pay reference period to increase to 52 weeks from April 2020

Back in December we blogged on the government’s Good Work Review by Matthew Taylor...

Mar
22
2019

Changes to Statutory Payments and Tribunal Awards from April 2019

The government has confirmed increases to statutory payments and tribunal awards, which will take effect on 6th April 2019...

Mar
15
2019

Spring Statement 2019: Employment News

The Chancellor presented his Spring Statement to Parliament this week. The Government suggest that there are over 3.5 million more people in work than there were in 2010 and a..

Mar
14
2019

Worker status in the public sector…the plot thickens

In the case of Braine and others v The National Gallery an Employment Tribunal (ET) has held that art experts who worked as Educators for the National Gallery were workers..



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