Following huge press coverage during 2013 on the use of zero hours contracts, the Government released a consultation asking for views on the future of such contracts. This consultation period is nearly
From 6th April 2014, the maximum statutory redundancy payment will increase from £13,500 to £13,920. This is as a result of the increase to the maximum amount of a week’s pay from £450 to £464.
The extension to the right to request flexible working will now take effect from 30th June 2014 – the original implementation date of 6th April 2014 was postponed by the Government due to delays in the
From 10th March 2014, rehabilitation periods after which an offence is considered ‘spent’ are decreasing. Importantly, the adjustments will mean that some individuals will be able to class themselves
The Scottish Government has published guidance aimed at eradicating blacklisting in the public sector. Blacklisting is when a company involves itself in the use of lists of individuals who are or have
HMRC is to target companies who have recently advertised for interns to ensure that they are paying national minimum wage. Internships are often offered on an unpaid basis because of the misconception
Latest figures indicate that the introduction of a fee to bring a tribunal claim has not severely impacted the number of claims brought. A brief summary of the Ministry of Justice figures is provided below: