Employers Warned to Be Wary During Course of Dismissals

An employer can only be found liable for discrimination arising from disability if they knew, or could be expected to know, that the employee had a disability. However, a recent case taken to the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) said that an employer, who did not know about the disability at the time of dismissal, can … Continue reading Employers Warned to Be Wary During Course of Dismissals

Think Your Workers Are Self Employed? Think Again

A recent appeal case brought before the Supreme Court has highlighted the need for more clarity relating to employment status. The case was first heard by the Employment Tribunal when engineer, Gary Smith, claimed that he had been unfairly dismissed by Pimlico Plumbers following a heart attack, after having worked for the company for 6 … Continue reading Think Your Workers Are Self Employed? Think Again

Underpaid & Overworked?! Changes To Ruling On Holiday Pay & Overtime

The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has recently┬ámade a decision regarding holiday pay and overtime that may have a huge impact on employers in the UK. The EAT ruled on its interpretation of the Working Time Directive that overtime pay should be included in pay for holiday leave. Previously, employers have been paying holiday pay based … Continue reading Underpaid & Overworked?! Changes To Ruling On Holiday Pay & Overtime