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- 03 August 2022
Atypical workers: Holiday not based on hours worked
Calculating holiday leave and pay for atypical workers has always been a complex topic. Previously many organisations ‘rolled up’ holiday pay for such workers meaning that they received enhanced salary instead of leave, but this was ruled unlawful following a decision of the Court of Justice of the European Union in 2006.
- 02 August 2022
No implied term protecting against firing and re-hiring
Employers seeking to make changes to employees’ contracts usually do so in one of three ways. In the recent case of Tesco Stores Ltd v USDAW and ors, the Court of Appeal has allowed Tesco’s appeal against the High Court’s decision to grant an injunction restraining it from firing and rehiring employees in order to remove a ‘permanent’ contractual entitlement to enhanced pay.
- 01 August 2022
How to undertake a fair redundancy
Recently, many employers have been considering restructuring their business. Listen to Melanie Pimenta, Senior Solicitor at Clarkslegal explore the considerations when undertaking a fair redundancy process.
- 01 August 2022
Employment law changes in 2022: What you need to know
Join Monica Atwal, on Thursday 15 September at 11am, for a quick round-up of all the HR related changes that took effect in 2022, including those that are still expected and those that have fallen off the agenda.
- 27 July 2022
On strike: Industrial action questions answered
This summer has seen a surge in industrial action largely related to rising inflation and the hugely publicised cost of living crisis. Further planned strikes are currently due to go ahead on 27 July, 30 July, 18 August and 20 August. This is expected to cause severe disruption and we answer some commonly asked questions regarding industrial action below.
- 14 July 2022
Key considerations when undertaking a redundancy process
Recently, many employers have been considering restructuring their business, particularly in light of the global pandemic and various ways of working. We explore the considerations when undertaking a fair redundancy process.
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