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Increased Protection for Workers on Zero Hours ContractsMarch 18, 2016

In May 2015, the Government acted to ban exclusivity clauses in zero hours contracts by way of the first commencement order made under the Small...

Acas Early Conciliation – Amendments to ET ClaimsMarch 4, 2016

In recent years, the settlement of disputes of various kinds by voluntary dispute resolution has grown considerably in the UK. That is certainly so in...

EAT Rules on Holiday Pay and Unearned CommissionFebruary 23, 2016

The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has handed down its judgment in Lock v British Gas Trading Limited and Others, upholding the decision of the Employment...

TUPE Service Provision Changes – Short-Term ArrangementsFebruary 22, 2016

Under Regulation 3(3)(a)(ii) of the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 (TUPE), TUPE does not apply where immediately before a service provision change...

Calculation of Holiday Pay When Workers Change Their HoursFebruary 8, 2016

In Greenfield v The Care Bureau Limited, the Employment Tribunal (ET) requested a preliminary ruling from the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU)...

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