Although Brexit dominates the news, some recent developments in the employment field are set out in this update. 1 - Pimlico Plumber loses £74,000 holiday pay claim You may recall that last year a plumber called Gary Smith was successful in...Read More
EU Employment Laws after Brexit will be voted in parliament on whether they will be adopted by the UK Brexit is likely to cause some confusion across many tribunal courts and could lead to weaker workers’ rights in the UK, a concerned group of lawyers has cautioned in a Read More
Can you be employed without a contract? It is not unusual to come across individuals who have been employed for many years and who say that they have no written contract of employment. Those individuals may not be aware of, is that it is a legal requirement for an employer who...Read More
There have been more and more cases coming before the tribunals regarding whether an individual is self-employed, a worker or an employee. Here are the headlines:
- Can an individual who is paid a quarterly exclusivity payment be an employee?
Do you work for any of the chain supermarkets and are not sure if you are being paid the same as your male counterparts doing the same work but in other areas of the supermarket i.e. warehouse and distribution? The Court Appeal (CoA) has upheld the decisions of the Employment Tribunal (ET) in Read More