20 Jun 2018

Changing terms and conditions of employment- be careful!

“If I change my employees’ terms and conditions and they don’t complain, does that mean that they have accepted the changes?” Brabners LLP looks at a recent case.

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6 Jun 2018

Do you use Zero Hours Contracts?

Written by Brabners LLP Who can workers/employees on these contracts compare themselves with for discrimination purposes? In most discrimination claims, the claimant must have a comparator who they can compare...

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23 May 2018

Workers to become entitled to itemised statements

On 6 April 2019, the Employment Rights Act 1996 (Itemised Pay Statement (Amendment (No.2) Order 2018 (the ‘Order’) will come into force and amend the Employment Rights Act 1996. Brabners...

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9 Apr 2018

April brings with it a myriad of financial changes relevant to employers and other businesses

With increases in employment tribunal compensation limits, the NLW and other NMW amounts, read on for further details and to make sure you are in the know!

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28 Mar 2018

Supreme Court Casts Doubts Over the Future of the “Burchell” test in Unfair Dismissal Cases involving Misconduct.

Brabners LLP ask, "Is there now going to be a change to how those cases are dealt with by the courts?".

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13 Mar 2018

Employment Tribunals: Increase to awards and individual claims being brought

Find out more about the new employment tribunal fee limited that are due to apply from 6 April 2018.

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27 Feb 2018

Worker Rights: upcoming changes to itemised payslips

Brabners LLP looks at the two new Orders that were placed before Parliament which is set to change the itemised payslip requirements for businesses engaging workers.

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14 Feb 2018

Government responds to Matthew Taylor’s Review of Modern Working Practices with proposals and numerous consultations

A look at the four consultations announced by the government in response to the Taylor Review.

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31 Jan 2018

Case Update – ECHR finds that covert surveillance cameras breach employees’ privacy rights

Reflecting on the Lopez Ribalda and others vs Spain case, Brabners LLP considers this in the context of UK data protection law when using camera surveillance in the workplace.

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16 Jan 2018

Compensatory rest break for workers – EAT confirms it must be an uninterrupted 20 minutes

A look at a recent case where the EAT considered whether the compensatory 20-minute rest break has to be taken in one uninterrupted period, or whether it could be taken...

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20 Dec 2017

Dismissal unfair where employee could not provide right to work documents

EAT find the dismissal of an employee was unfair as employee was not subject to immigration control but with no documentation evidencing his Right to work in UK.

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5 Dec 2017

Holiday Pay Update

ECJ’s findings support holiday accrual rolling over indefinitely and being paid for on termination where a worker has been deterred from taking their paid holiday.

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