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Oct
06
2017

What’s the beef? TUPE regulations apply even where large part of job becomes automated

In Anglo Beef Processors v Longland and Meat & Livestock Commercial Services, Mr Longland had been employed as a carcass service officer for Meat & Livestock, manually classifying carcasses in..

Oct
04
2017

Addison Lee drivers get the green light to be treated as workers

In another important ruling relating to the gig economy, London Central Tribunal has held that drivers of Addison Lee are not self-employed, but are in fact workers. ..

Oct
04
2017

Up to 20% of minimum wage workers are underpaid

The Low Pay Commission, which advises the government on minimum wage levels, has released its annual report. ..

Sep
29
2017

Award winning Indian restaurant in Wales re-opens following immigration raid

An award winning Indian restaurant in Wales has re-opened after being temporarily closed down by immigration officers. Yasmin’s, which has won various curry awards over the years, was shut down..

Sep
29
2017

ONS releases figures on zero-hours contracts: on the decline to zero?

Data released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) suggests that, as of June 2017, there were an estimated 883,000 people working under contracts that did not guarantee a minimum..

Sep
28
2017

ICO fines council £70,000 for leaving personal information exposed online for 5 years

Nottinghamshire County Council have been fined £70,000 after posting the gender, addresses, postcodes and care requirements of 3,000 elderly and disabled people in an online directory over a 5 year..

Sep
22
2017

Theresa May Florence Speech: UK laws to protect EU citizen’s rights

This afternoon, Theresa May delivered a “landmark” speech in Italy confirming she wants a 2 year transition period with no change to current market access or rules. Speaking ahead of..

Sep
22
2017

Uber and Out?

In recent months, set-backs and negative press have been common for Taxi hailing App Uber, but the latest blow may be terminal for their business in London...

Sep
22
2017

(Not) Leaving on a Jet Plane – Thomas Cook injunction attempt against striking pilots fails

Since 1 March 2017, one of the conditions for a strike ballot to be lawful is that voting papers must include the period in which the proposed industrial action is..

Sep
22
2017

Two respondents, one EC Certificate - EAT overturns decision to reject claim because claimant had not completed separate EC forms for each respondent

In the case of De Mota v ADR Network, Mr De Mota was employed as an LGV Driver with ADR Network and lost his job after a complaint was made..



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