Our latest blog post reviews two important developments in the calculation of holiday pay. First, the Government announced late last year that it will extend the reference period for calculating holiday pay. Second, the recent decision in Flowers v East of England Ambulance Trust clarifies the uncertainty surrounding whether voluntary overtime should be included in
Whistleblowing has been a hot topic for employers in recent years. In our latest blog post, we set out a reminder of the key points and highlight some recent developments.
What is whistleblowing?
- Since 1999 the Public Interest Disclosure Act 1998 (PIDA), which introduced sections 43A to 43L and 103A to the Employment Rights Act
In the wake of #MeToo and the associated shift in the way allegations of sexual harassment are treated by employers, making the decision to suspend an employee can have far-reaching repercussions for employers and employees alike.
Importantly, in 2007, the Court of Appeal, in Mezey v South West London and St George’s Mental Health NHS …
The case of Hargreaves v Department for Work and Pensions provides a useful reminder of what employers should keep in mind when managing an employee with a disability, including the following:
- Discuss suitable reasonable adjustments at the very first opportunity and seek input from the employee’s treating health professional and occupational health as well as
These two small, but practically important, changes are coming in: one next month and the other next year.
From 6 April 2019, new rules relating to payslips will apply. The key points are:
- The right to receive a payslip will extend to all workers, not just employees.
- Employers will be required to itemise payslips (and