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Commission and holiday pay calculation

The long awaited decision from the employment tribunal in Lock v British Gas has been delivered.

Posted 25th March 2015

Employee’s admissions and dismissal

Even where an employee admits their part in misconduct investigation may still be necessary before a fair decision can be reached.

Posted 25th March 2015

The budget

A summary of the recent budget

Posted 25th March 2015

The right to be accompanied

Acas has revised it Code of Practice on Disciplinary and Grievance Procedures in relation to reasonable requests to be accompanied.

Posted 25th March 2015

Fit For Work Service

The ‘Fit For Work Service’ has been rolled out in Sheffield and North Wales areas and will be available throughout England and Wales by autumn 2015.

Posted 25th March 2015

Back pay for holiday limited to two years

Legislation introduced on 8 January 2015 will restrict claims for back pay for holiday to two years.

Posted 25th March 2015

National minimum wage rates from 1 October 2015

The national minimum wage rates from 1 October 2015 have been announced.

Posted 25th March 2015

The meaning of establishment

Who should be collectively consulted?

Posted 25th March 2015

What is a reasonable investigation?

In this case the Court of Appeal considered how thorough an employer's investigation should be before it can reach a decision.

Posted 25th March 2015

Non-payment of bonus to disabled employees was discrimination arising from disability

The EAT has confirmed that it was discrimination arising from disability when discretionary bonus payments were automatically not paid to disabled employees who had been given warnings for high levels of sickness absence.

Posted 25th February 2015

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