The Parental Bereavement (Leave and Pay) Act 2018 provides new statutory bereavement leave entitlements for bereaved parents which is akin to a hybrid form of paid compassionate leave at a most difficult and stressful time. The new bereavement leave is…

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The Government has confirmed that there will be no change to workers’ rights and protections in the event of a no deal Brexit. They will continue to have the same rights as they do now such as flexible working and…

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The Home Office has launched a toolkit https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/eu-settlement-scheme-employer-toolkit?utm_source=9fa1b068-1fe4-4cd3-9d38-f869f06b2d43&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=govuk-notifications&utm_content=immediate to enable employers to increase awareness amongst their staff about the EU Settlement Scheme and what EU citizens need to know and do to apply for “settled status” The toolkit aims to…

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

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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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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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The Employment Appeal Tribunal has held that failure to pay a male employee enhanced Shared Parental Pay was not sex discrimination.

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The Court of Justice of the European Free Trade Association States has held that travel time between home and a temporary workplace for a single assignment is working time for the purposes of the Working Time Directive.

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