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Payment In Lieu of Outstanding Holidays on Termination

Payment In Lieu of Outstanding Holidays on Termination

  All workers are entitled to receive a payment in lieu of untaken statutory holiday when their employment is terminated – whatever the reason for the termination. Every worker is entitled to receive a minimum of 5.6 weeks holiday per year (pro-rated for part time staff) and employers cannot contract out of this. This isRead more about Payment In Lieu of Outstanding Holidays on Termination[…]

Are Your Employees Really Employees, Workers or Self-Employed? UBER Appeal Fails at EAT

Are Your Employees Really Employees, Workers or Self-Employed? UBER Appeal Fails at EAT

  See below an overview of the recent UBER case in which the Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT) upheld the earlier Employment Tribunal (ET) ruling regarding the employment status of UBER drivers. Contact Richard for a review of the clarity of the employment contracts you currently apply and a view as to whether they are stillRead more about Are Your Employees Really Employees, Workers or Self-Employed? UBER Appeal Fails at EAT[…]

66% Increase in number of Employment Tribunal Cases

66% Increase in number of Employment Tribunal Cases

  These were the first official figures to be released since the Supreme Court’s decision to abolish fees in July.  While the headline percentage increase is alarmingly high, the actual number of claims involved is more modest – there were 4,241 claims in the three months up to July and there have been 7,042 in thisRead more about 66% Increase in number of Employment Tribunal Cases[…]