Monthly Archives: May 2017

What next for zero hour contracts?

The BBC has reported that the Matthew Taylor inquiry into controversial working practices is set to call for employees on zero-hours contracts to be given the right to request a move onto fixed hours. The proposal follows extensive media coverage … Continue reading

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Manifest Differences? Election employment pledges from the main parties

A general election will be held on 8 June, which many political commentators are calling the most important election for a generation. The three main parties have now published their manifestos and these all contain some significant proposals regarding workers’ … Continue reading

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Notice of Termination: Avoiding Delayed Receipt

Employers should take note of a recent Court of Appeal decision which ruled that the date notice of termination takes effect is the date the notice is personally received by the employee. This ruling reminds employers to ensure that their … Continue reading

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Government consultation: proposed changes to the Employer Debt Regulations

The Government is currently seeking views on draft regulations which propose changes to employer debt legislation under the existing Occupational Pension Schemes (Employer Debt) Regulations 2005. This consultation is being carried out as a response to a Call for Evidence … Continue reading

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