Archive for the Monthly updates Category

May 2017 Employment Highlights

This month, read on for the importance of getting timing right in appeals when a case was not accepted at an EAT, even though it was just one hour late. Concerns about the ‘gig’ economy and holiday pay for those on zero hours contracts. Also, what happens […]

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Employment highlights: April 2017

Time for my monthly round up of what’s been happening in the Employment Arena during April 2017. The big news has to be the snap General Election, which has really pretty much put a hold on most things from an employment legislation point of view.  There are […]

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February 2017 Employment Highlights

Pay and benefits National minimum wage rates will change on 1 April 2017, including an increase in the national living wage from £7.20 to £7.50 an hour. Calls have been made for the government to guarantee minimum wage for “gig economy” workers. A record number of employers have […]

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December Employment Highlights

In a timely decision for anyone whose holiday season is not complete without a discussion of the legal pitfalls of Christmas parties, the High Court has held that a company was not vicariously liable when the managing director assaulted an employee during a drinking session after the […]

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