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Goodman Derrick looks back at the Conservative Party’s manifesto pledges to consider the possible impact on HR professionals in the hotel and leisure sector.
Following the introduction of the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013, the rules on whistleblowing require disclosures made on or after 25 June 2013 to be in the public interest.
The variable element, ie. the commission or overtime, should be included as ‘remuneration’.
From 5 April 2015, statutory maternity, adoption, paternity, additional paternity and shared parental pay will be £139.58 per week.
The Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill will insert a new provision into the Companies Act 2006 requiring companies to maintain a register of people with ‘significant control’ over the company.
If you make gifts of money or items of value to other individuals these gifts are chargeable transfers for inheritance tax purposes.
A shareholder of a company may also have employment rights, including the right to be paid, when services are carried out for the company.
There is confusion over the new agency legislation and businesses should treat it with care and determination.
It has been over three years since Vince Cable’s announcement that the government was committed to reviewing the Agency Workers Regulations (AWRs).
There is confusion over the new Agency Legislation and businesses should treat it with care and determination.
2013 saw a period of consultation on the government’s proposals to simplify and streamline the regulation of the recruitment sector.
This briefing provides an overview of employment law affecting the recruitment sector from January to May 2015.
In order for the new shared parental leave rights to kick in, a parent entitled to maternity leave and pay will need to cut short her maternity leave.
Can an employee who simply overeats and is consequently overweight be protected for the purposes of employment law?
While there is no freestanding protection against discrimination on the grounds of obesity, an employee may be protected under disability discrimination laws.
The EAT has significantly restricted the scope for workers to claim arrears of holiday pay.
As January is often seen as the time for instigating change, we thought it would be helpful to consider some possible New Year resolutions for those of you who have HR responsibilities.
Goodman Derrick has received recommendations in all of its core commercial practice areas from Chamber & Partners and The Legal 500 in their 2014 editions.
Goodman Derrick has represented Mr Conley King in his claim against The Sash Window Workshop for backdated commission-based holiday pay.
The workshops are entitled ‘Dealing with Bullying and Harassment’ and ‘Managing Sickness Absence’.
The Davies Report from 2010 recommended an increase in the number of women on the board of directors of listed UK companies.