Judgment has been handed down in the Employment Appeal Tribunal case of Lock vs British Gas, first brought to the tribunal in April 2012, confirming that employers will have to pay commission as part of holiday pay.
Steve Cook, CEO of Empire HR, suggested the high volume of employment tribunal awards for sex discrimination in January was proof that illegal practices in the workplace continued to have a major impact on employers.
Employers expect employees to get to work on time. Occasional problems with traffic or family issues sometimes make employees late, but chronic tardiness is another thing altogether, a court has found.
Employment tribunal fees were first introduced back in July 2013, and since then, the number of claims has fallen by a staggering 70 per cent.
A woman recruited from India to work in Britain was recently awarded nearly £184,000 compensation in one of the UK’s first claims of caste discrimination.
Only one worker in 166 has ever read their contract and understand its contents, according to new research published today.
It seems that the cost of employing people in the care sector is only going to increase in the next few years. With that in mind, Thomson Snell & Passmore's Ben Stepney and Alison Antill discuss the basics employers need to stick to in order to comply to regulation.
Alicja Derwich responded to work friend Sophie King's decision to unfriend her on Facebook by altering her computer screensaver at Biggin Hill Airport to display an image of a witch whenever she left it idle.
In the long anticipated decision of Lock vs British Gas Trading the Leicester Employment Tribunal has held that the Working Time Regulations 1998 (WTR) can be interpreted to provide that workers should receive normal remuneration during periods of annual leave. This includes commission or similar payments
The number of people taking their employers to employment tribunals could rise as the government reviews the fee payable by employees over the next few weeks.
In the first of five articles looking at the biggest upcoming developments in employment law, we first touch on the prickly topic of equal pay and what businesses must do to protect against legal action.
What happens when the directors and shareholders in a private company are the same people and those individuals no longer see eye to eye?