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Are tribunal fees unlawful?

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text el_class="textsize"] Following recent actions on the 26 July, the Supreme Court handed down judgment in the case of R (Unison) v Lord Chancellor. Unison’s...

Does Voluntary Overtime count towards Holiday Pay?

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text el_class="textsize"] The question whether voluntary overtime and normally worked (normal remuneration) for the purpose of calculating holiday pay? During a recent case held at...

When is it legally too hot to work?

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text el_class="textsize"] It’s hot maybe too hot. As your probably aware it’s hot. Working in an office environment is like hell on earth especially...

The Importance of Fire Safety Training

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text el_class="textsize"] If you're a property owner or manage or control commercial property, you are required by law to protect everyone who lives in,...

£23,000 for employee’s 97p mistake

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text el_class="textsize"] A tribunal has ordered retail giant Ikea to pay an employee who was sacked for stealing a milkshake that cost 97p over...

Advice for employers about the Control of Vibration Regulations 2005

[vc_row][vc_column width="2/3" css=".vc_custom_1482321337664{padding-right: 10% !important;}"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text el_class="textsize"] The information below will help employers understand their roles under the Control of Vibration Regulations 2005. This regulation...

Accommodation Offset Rates Explained

[vc_row][vc_column width="2/3" css=".vc_custom_1482321337664{padding-right: 10% !important;}"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text el_class="textsize"] Introduction Many hospitality operators often provide accommodation for staff, this has been done for many years. If we take...

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UK Gender Pay Gap

[vc_row][vc_column width="2/3" css=".vc_custom_1482321337664{padding-right: 10% !important;}"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text el_class="textsize"] What is the Gender Pay Gap? The gender pay gap is an equality degree that indicates the difference in...

Maternity and paternity pay and leave explained

[vc_row][vc_column width="2/3" css=".vc_custom_1482321337664{padding-right: 10% !important;}"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text el_class="textsize"] What is Statutory Maternity Leave? When you’re expecting a baby, you’re entitled to year of Statutory Maternity Leave. It...