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Coronavirus Q&A for employers

Coronavirus Q&A for employers

Our general Q&A was last updated on 13 May 2020 and covers the most regular questions our employment law team are being asked about Coronavirus. It covers issues relating to self-isolation, sickness absence and pay, annual leave entitlement and contractual issues such as lay-off and rescinding...

Coronavirus update – 30th March 2020

Coronavirus update – 30th March 2020

Over 750,000 people have now applied to become an NHS volunteer. It is clear from the government’s guidance on the Job Retention Scheme – or Furlough scheme, that volunteering whilst on furlough is allowed.

Coronavirus update - advice following school closures

Coronavirus update - advice following school closures

As schools closed their doors last week, parents and businesses across the country have been left wondering how they will manage childcare and provide an education for their children.

How the calculation of annual leave will change in 2020

How the calculation of annual leave will change in 2020

As employees look to begin planning their annual leave for the year ahead, there are some fundamental changes to holiday entitlement that HR teams must be aware of.

Annual leave and bank holidays – calculations for part-time employees

Annual leave and bank holidays – calculations for part-time employees

Fairness and time off are two things which are really important to most employees. Why? Because time is one of the few things that money cannot buy, and holidays can be particularly emotive.

Raising the bar for 'use it or lose it' holiday entitlement

Raising the bar for 'use it or lose it' holiday entitlement

The recent CJEU decision in Max-Planck-Gesellschaft v Shimizu shows that employers are required to “diligently” bring to the attention of employees the fact that annual leave entitlement will be lost if not taken during the leave year...

Employment Status Update – The Supreme Court's decision in Pimlico

Employment Status Update – The Supreme Court's decision in Pimlico

Last week saw the publication of the Supreme Court's judgment in the long-running Smith v Pimlico Plumbers litigation. Gary Smith had been engaged on a self-employed basis by Pimlico but later sought to challenge his status and claimed that he was a worker...

New Acas Guidance – The 2018 World Cup and Religion or Belief Discrimination

New Acas Guidance – The 2018 World Cup and Religion or Belief Discrimination

Acas has released two new guides on The 2018 World Cup and Religion or Belief Discrimination...

#BeastfromtheEast – An employment law guide

#BeastfromtheEast – An employment law guide

With the “Beast from the East” hitting the entire country, here is a quick guide for how to deal with the inevitable disruption to your business...

The Government’s response to the Taylor Report on Good Work

The Government’s response to the Taylor Report on Good Work

There has been much hype in the press about last Wednesday’s announcement by the Government that rights for those working in the gig economy will be strengthened and strictly enforced. This sounds like a radical shake-up for the growing gig economy but the announcement, whilst making promises,...

Holiday Pay Disarray – King v The Sash Window Workshop Limited

Holiday Pay Disarray – King v The Sash Window Workshop Limited

This momentous ECJ ruling is expected to bring holiday pay litigation back to the top of the agenda for many employers in the UK. The consequences of this ruling are far-reaching and potentially financially disastrous for some business models. The ECJ has again made it abundantly clear that the...

Holiday Pay Update: Voluntary Overtime

Holiday Pay Update: Voluntary Overtime

Following our updates on holiday pay on 12 September 2016 and 2nd March 2017 (see the links to those updates here: https://esphr.co.uk/news/holiday-pay-the-basics- and https://esphr.co.uk/news/holiday-pay-update), we now have a ruling from the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) in the case Dudley...