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Care Homes 1 Employees 0 – The sleep-in saga continues

Care Homes 1 Employees 0 – The sleep-in saga continues

As the World Cup was drawing to a close last Friday, the Court of Appeal issued a judgment reversing the EAT’s decision in the case of Royal Mencap Society v Tomlinson-Blake a decision which crystallised a potential liability of up to £400m in back pay for workers performing sleep-in shifts...

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...

Payment Practices and Performance Reporting Regulations 2017

Payment Practices and Performance Reporting Regulations 2017

It has been almost a year since the Reporting on Payment Practices and Performance Regulations SI 2017/395 ("The Regulations") came into force. The Regulations were the brain-child of the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy and the Chartered Institute of Credit Management in...

New Employment Tribunal Statistics Published

New Employment Tribunal Statistics Published

The Ministry of Justice has published the provisional tribunal statistics for October to December 2017.

Termination Payments for Employees – Tax changes

Termination Payments for Employees – Tax changes

Benjamin Franklin wrote a letter in 1789 in which he stated famously, “In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes”. Fast forward 229 years and actually taxation issues are far from certain in one distinct area of employment law, that surrounding termination payments,...

#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...

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...

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