Monthly Archives: June 2014

Government announces plans to ban Exclusivity Clauses in Zero Hours Contracts

Employees working under zero hour contracts will be free to find other employment to boost their income after the Business Secretary Vince Cable announced plans to ban exclusivity clauses. Today’s announcement follows a Government consultation into zero hours contracts to … Continue reading

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Reminder: Have you updated your LGPS Policy Statement on Discretions?

For those of you that are Scheme Employers participating in the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS), you will know that you are required to formulate, publish and keep under review a written Policy Statement on Discretions. Many of you will … Continue reading

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Statutory holiday pay should include a sum in respect of commission

Historically many employers have not accounted for commission when calculating holiday pay. A recent decision has significant implications for such employers. Article 7 of the Working Time Directive provides that member states must ensure that workers have the right to … Continue reading

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