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Gender Pay Gap Reporting – The clock is ticking

Gender Pay Gap Reporting – The clock is ticking

The deadline for private and voluntary sector employers who had 250 or more employees on 5 April 2017 to publish their gender pay gap information is rapidly approaching...

National Minimum Wage Increase

National Minimum Wage Increase

As night follows day, mid-February brings the announcement of a new set of National Minimum Wage (Amendment) Regulations...

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,...

Payslips and Variable Pay – A practical update

Payslips and Variable Pay – A practical update

The Employment Rights Act 1996 (Itemised Pay Statement) (Amendment) Order 2018 was laid before Parliament on Thursday...

After Uber and Deliveroo – what does “worker status” actually mean?

After Uber and Deliveroo – what does “worker status” actually mean?

It has been a busy few weeks for the definition of “employment status” with two important decisions being issued on the status of individuals working within the growing “gig economy”. The first decision was a decision in the EAT about the employment status of Uber drivers and the second was a...

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...

Autumn Budget 2017 – what do employers need to know?

Autumn Budget 2017 – what do employers need to know?

Last Wednesday the Chancellor delivered the first budget since the general election, it was also the first Autumn, as opposed to Spring, budget but were there any interesting announcements that employers need to be aware of?

The Uber decision – What does it mean and why is it so important?

The Uber decision – What does it mean and why is it so important?

Just over a week ago, Uber lost its appeal against the decision of the London Central Employment Tribunal that Uber drivers were workers rather than self-employed contractors. The EAT upheld the Employment Tribunal’s decision that the Uber drivers were workers and therefore entitled to the...

Family Friendly Rights – What's on the horizon?

Family Friendly Rights – What's on the horizon?

Employees have a number of fundamental family friendly rights in the workplace. It is important to be aware of the family friendly rights available to your employees and to be alert to any proposed new rights. In this blog, we explore what changes are on the horizon...

7 ways you could be breaching the national minimum wage without realising

7 ways you could be breaching the national minimum wage without realising

Certain deductions made by employers from workers’ pay, or payments made by a worker to a third party, can reduce pay for National Minimum Wage (NMW) purposes, meaning that as an employer, you could be inadvertently failing to pay the required rates...

Suitable Alternative Employment

Suitable Alternative Employment

A question that we are being asked more often is how to assess whether, in a redundancy situation, a role can be declared as suitable alternative employment, meaning that if the employee unreasonably refuses to accept the role, they would no longer be entitled to a redundancy payment...

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...