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Aug
18
2017

Passport to Supreme Court for Pimlico Plumbers

Last week in Gascoigne v Addison Lee an Employment Tribunal decided that a cycle courier was a worker and not self-employed. Following the pattern emerging from other similar cases, the..

Aug
11
2017

You can divvy up damages for psychiatric injury where appropriate

The Court of Appeal has rejected a previous judgment which suggested that damages for psychiatric injury in the Employment Tribunal are always indivisible. ..

Aug
04
2017

Voluntary overtime included in holiday pay...

In Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council v Willetts and others the EAT has ruled that payments for voluntary overtime should be included in holiday pay calculations...

Aug
04
2017

Good Work?

The Taylor Review: proposals and potential impact on businesses and those that work for them..

Jul
20
2017

Taylor Review: Key Proposals

The much awaited Taylor Review into modern working practices has been released. It aims to tackle “one-sided flexibility” in favour of employers in the labour market. The key recommendations include:..

Jul
19
2017

Employee jailed for breaching court order relating to confidential data

An employee has been jailed for 6 weeks for breaching an interim injunction awarded in the case of OCS Group UK v Dadi...

Jul
07
2017

How to avoid getting hot and bothered on summer employment issues

In December, law firms like to write advice on dealing with employment issues that may arise over the festive period, but the summer in its own way can create just..

Jun
23
2017

Queen’s Speech: Proposed measures relating to Employment Law

Her Majesty has outlined the legislative agenda for the coming two years in Parliament. As the Conservative Party failed to obtain a majority in the recent general election, many manifesto..

Jun
23
2017

Employment status disputes could lead to holiday pay headache

If the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) follow the Advocate General’s recent opinion on holiday entitlement, for those wrongly classified as self-employed, businesses who dispute entitlement to..

Jun
09
2017

The UK wakes up to a hung parliament!

We blogged previously on the party’s employment and immigration issues in its manifesto, however, it is unclear, at this stage, how this outcome will affect the party’s approach or whether..



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