Happy holidays?

5th November 2014

We employment lawyers have been getting very animated recently (more than usual) as a result of a number of legal cases (both here and in Europe) regarding the calculation of holiday pay for workers. The EAT decision Bear Scotland v Fulton handed down on 4th November has firmly put the …

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Happy holidays?

Deductions from Wages In Retail – Getting it Right

1st July 2014

In the second of a series of retail law blog posts looking at legal matters of particular interest to the retail sector, our employment team focuses on making deductions from wages. Workers in the retail sector are among the lowest paid in the country. In our last retail post, we looked at the National …

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Deductions from Wages In Retail – Getting it Right

Once bitten, twice shy? The case of Luis Suarez and the Bite

27th June 2014

Luis Suarez is in trouble once again for an alleged offence involving biting. FIFA have just imposed a 4 month ban from football and suspended him from the next nine international matches, but what about his career with Liverpool? Handily bypassing the question of whether Suarez is an employee of …

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Once bitten, twice shy? The case of Luis Suarez and the Bite

The Queen has spoken

6th June 2014

Just when it seems that employers are getting to grips with the new employment legislation introduced earlier this year, the Queen’s Speech has highlighted the Government’s proposals for a number of new employment related measures contained with the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill. We set out below some of …

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The Queen has spoken

Quick heads up on employment law changes in May 2014

7th May 2014

To make sure you keep on the right side of the law, and avoid unnecessary claims, this is a reminder of some changes that are taking place in employment law in May 2014: TUPE Transfers For any TUPE transfers taking place on or after 1st May, the transferor (i.e. the …

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Jo Perry