A Guide To Pensions Re-Enrolment

The introduction of auto enrolment in 2012 has helped more people save for their future by giving them access to a workplace pension. Figures from the Department for Work &...


Right To Work In The UK – Afzal v East London Pizza Ltd t/a Dominos Pizza

In Afzal v East London Pizza Ltd t/a Dominos Pizza, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) considered a case where a Claimant had been dismissed and not offered a right of...


Holiday Pay and Voluntary Overtime – Flowers v East of England Ambulance Trust

In Flowers v East of England Ambulance Trust, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) held that voluntary overtime should be taken into account when calculating holiday pay if it is paid...


Acas Annual Report: 30% Rise In Tribunal Claim Notifications

Figures from the Acas annual report for 2017-18, show that the number of people considering bringing a tribunal claim increased from 1,700 to 2,200 per week in the year to...


Tribunal Fee Refunds: Slow Progress

The Ministry of Justice has published figures showing that so far it has only refunded £6.6 million of the £33 million owed to those who paid fees in the Employment...


Women and Equalities Committee Report On Sexual Harassment In The Workplace

Since the allegations of sexual harassment in the entertainment world came to light in October last year, the rise in allegations across all sectors of society and the momentum of...


Court Of Appeal Ruling On National Minimum Wage: Royal Mencap Society v Tomlinson-Blake

This week employers in the care sector have been able to breathe a sigh of relief following a decision by the Court of Appeal that sleeping on-call workers are not...


Government Proposes No Changes To UK Employment Laws After Brexit

Following the release of the much anticipated Brexit White Paper, the Government has proposed that there will be no significant changes to UK employment laws when the country leaves the...


The BBC Reports On Salary

The BBC has this week published its annual report which lists the salaries of its top-paid on-screen and on-air presenters for the last financial year, with the top 12 earners all...


What Does The Law Say On Employee Rights During Hot Weather?

Hot temperatures during the summer months can make a working environment almost unbearable. Laura Kearsley, Partner in our Employment Law team explains what the law says about working conditions in...


World Cup: How To Minimise Workplace Disruption

It has been eight years since the England national football team made it through to the final 16 of the FIFA World Cup. So, it’s no doubt many people will...


‘Self Employed’ Plumber Wins Employment Status Battle Against Pimlico Plumbers

The Supreme Court decided this week that a plumber, Gary Smith, who brought claims against Pimlico Plumbers, was a “worker” and was thus entitled to holiday pay and other basic...