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employee rights

Employee rights – all change?

The Government has announced the introduction of a Bill that could potentially have a significantView Article

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Is an employee’s persistent lateness misconduct that can lead to dismissal?

An employee who has more than two years’ service and who is dismissed can claimView Article

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lateness
suspension

ACAS publishes new guidance on suspension

ACAS have published new guidance on staff suspension at work.  The guidance aims to adviseView Article

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How to calculate holiday entitlement for part-year workers?

How should an employer calculate holiday for a part-time worker who has no fixed hoursView Article

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part-year
neonatal

A new right to neonatal care leave and pay?

The Government has announced that it is backing a Private Members Bill that will allowView Article

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Who can sign fit notes?

From 1 July 2022, new regulations are in force that expand the category of peopleView Article

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Fit notes
Collective bargaining

Is imposing a pay deal an inducement to forgo collective bargaining?

A worker who is a member of a recognised Trade Union can issue a claimView Article

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Can an employer use agency staff to replace striking workers?

The Government has announced changes to legislation that will enable businesses to supply skilled agencyView Article

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Agency workers
Reasonable adjustment

Does a failure to make reasonable adjustments in a dismissal process mean that the dismissal is unfair?

To successfully defend an unfair dismissal claim, an employer will need to show that thereView Article

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Can an employee dismissed for redundancy be awarded an uplift in compensation due to breach of the ACAS Code?

The ACAS Code of Practice on Disciplinary and Grievance Procedures applies to disciplinary and grievanceView Article

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ACAS Code