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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

Does the duty to collectively consult employees regarding redundancies apply to employees based outside the UK?

The EAT has determined in Seahorse Maritime v Nautilus International that the duty to collectively consult in a redundancy situation can extend to employees working outside of the UK, but..

Aug
04
2017

Good Work?

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

Aug
04
2017

Recruitment Manager prosecuted for sharing job applicants CVs

A recruitment manager has been prosecuted in a magistrates’ court for forwarding CVs to a third-party employment agency in breach of the Data Protection Act...

Aug
04
2017

What does a “week’s pay” include for the purposes of calculating tribunal awards?

In University of Sunderland v Drossou, the EAT concluded (departing from previous authorities) that the figure for a “week’s pay” when calculating tribunal awards should include employer pension contributions. ..

Jul
28
2017

Gender pay gap: perceptions v reality

A recent survey by salary benchmarking site emolument.com revealed that many men were unaware of a gender pay gap existing in their sector...

Jul
28
2017

Supreme Court finds Tribunal fees to be unlawful: What will happen now?

This week the Supreme Court handed down what has been described as “the most important judgment in employment law of the last fifty years” in R (on the application of..

Jul
28
2017

Not so happy returns! ECJ decide Italian firms can dismiss zero-hour contract workers on their 25th birthday.

Italian law allows firms to offer ‘on call’ contracts (referred to as zero hour contracts in the UK) to individuals aged under 25 and over 45, those between 25 and..

Jul
26
2017

Tribunal fees unlawful!

The Supreme Court has unanimously upheld Unison's appeal against Tribunal fees finding that the current fee regime is unlawful both under domestic..

Jul
24
2017

Potential increase to damages bands for injury to feelings

In discrimination claims (and in some other claims such as those for detrimental treatment following a protected disclosure), claimants can..



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