Employee entitled to full commission that had been deferred during furlough (ET)

Aug 24, 2021 In a commission arrangement where an employer has any form of discretion, an employee has the right for that discretion to be exercised rationally and in good faith.

Uber to Pay Drivers Minimum Wage, Holiday Pay & Pensions

Mar 17, 2021 After losing it's lengthy Supreme Court battle just less than one month ago, Uber have announced it will give its 70,000 UK drivers a guaranteed minimum wage, holiday pay and

Uber Loses Landmark Supreme Court Battle Over Workers Rights

Feb 20, 2021 Uber has lost its battle in the Supreme Court over drivers' rights - a decision that could have far-reaching implications for millions of people working in the gig econo

Valentines Day: 5 potential problems with workplace romances

Feb 01, 2020 When a romance has been formed in the workplace, it can be difficult for the employer to put an end to it. The Human Rights Act 1998 states that everyone has the right to resp

Is failing a drug test a reason for an automatic dismissal?

Dec 20, 2018 A recent decision made by the Employment Tribunal has highlighted the importance of not treating a positive drug test result as a reason for automatic dismissal.

An employer’s guide to Christmas employment issues

Nov 27, 2018 With Christmas only 4 weeks away, the employment issues surrounding this holiday often create a HR headache for employers. This blog is intended to arm employers with the correct knowledge and guidanc

The law on payslips is set to change by April 2019: Start preparing now!

Nov 06, 2018 Providing your employees with payslips is generally a routine process that does not require a lot of thought behind it. Under UK law, a payslip should be issued to all employees each time they are

2019 Budget: National Living Wage set to increase by almost 5%

Oct 31, 2018 The National Living Wage, which is the statutory minimum wage for those aged 25 and over, has to rise to £8.21ph from April 2019 – which means an additional £690 annually for low paid workers.

HR Health Check

Oct 17, 2018 How healthy is your business? To find out, answer these simple questions below. 1. Do all your employees have a written contract of employment? Y/N 2. Are these contracts of emplo

Handing notice in to a job is not always a letter of resignation

Oct 09, 2018 A letter that sets out one months’ notice should not be automatically assumed as a letter of resignation, an EAT Judge has confirmed. In the case of East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation