20 Sep 2021

Discrimination of Part-Time Workers: The Pitfalls to Watch Out For

Employees of umbrella companies could potentially be classed as part-time workers and could consequentially obtain protection from discrimination in the same way other part-time workers do. Brabners explain.

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20 Sep 2021

Annual leave and holiday pay for umbrella employees – the case of The Harpur Trust v Lesley Brazel

Witten by. Brabners LLP   In this series of articles, we are reviewing the current legal framework for calculating holiday entitlement for agency workers, and considering the particular challenges which...

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24 Aug 2021

The Conduct Regulations: rights, restrictions and responsibilities  

Brabners consider who the Conduct Regulations apply to, what protection they afford to the various parties in the supply chain, and the circumstances in which someone can (and cannot) opt...

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24 Aug 2021

Employers named and shamed for failing to pay National Minimum Wage

Brabners discuss the consequences of breaching National Minimum Wage legislation, what to look out for and how to avoid mistakes.

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27 Jul 2021

Recruitment and Right to Work Post-Brexit

Brabners provide answers to those all-important questions concerning right to work post Brexit.

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27 Jul 2021

‘Pingdemic’ causes business chaos

Brabners discuss the huge number of pings on the Covid app is causing chaos amongst businesses.

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21 Jun 2021

Annual leave and holiday pay for umbrella employees – Back to basics

Brabners LLP discusses the correct approach to the calculation of annual leave and holiday pay for umbrella employees in part one of this article series.

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21 Jun 2021

Dismissal of employees for expressing concerns about COVID-19: two contrasting decisions

Brabners LLP look at contrasting decisions given in cases concerning the dismissal of employees for expressing concerns about COVID-19

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25 May 2021

BEIS issues guidance on NMW for sleep-in workers

BEIS guidance issued following Royal Mencap case on NMW for sleep-in workers. Brabners LLP look at this recent case.

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30 Mar 2021

Can employers force employees to wear face masks?

Brabners LLP discuss whether employers can force employees to wear face masks whilst the coronavirus pandemic is ongoing.

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1 Mar 2021

Uber argues that its drivers are self-employed: Supreme Court rules they are workers

Supreme Court rules that Uber drives are workers. What does that mean for umbrella companies? Brabners LLP discuss.

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1 Feb 2021

Can employers force workers to take the COVID-19 vaccination?

Brabners LLP discuss the key considerations for employers on their approach to the COVID-19 vaccines within their workforce.

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