The Supreme Court has upheld an employment tribunal’s decision that a plumber was a limb (b) worker.

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The Employment Appeal Tribunal has held that an employer had failed to objectively justify its decision to issue a disciplinary sickness absence warning to a disabled employee.

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An agency worker who was forced by his agency to enter into an umbrella company arrangement has received compensation from the agency following a successful claim for unlawful deductions of wages and holiday pay.

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From 1 October the range of public duties for which employees are entitled to take unpaid time off work is extended.

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Acas has published guidance for employers on how to handle potentially difficult situations throughout the World Cup, which takes place between 14 June and 15 July.

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The Employment Appeal Tribunal has held that a zero hours lecturer was employer on the same type of contract as a permanent, full-time lecturer.

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Public Health England and Business in the Community have published a toolkit aimed at helping employers tackle substance abuse, whether tobacco, alcohol, or drug abuse.

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