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Redundancy consulation period is reduced

The minimum consultation period for collective redundancies has now decreased from 90 days to 45 days. Remember this only applies to those redundancies which involve 100 or more employees. Where …

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Are any of your staff on zero-hour contracts?

Paying Pro-rated Holiday Pay to Zero-Hours Workers is Lawful following a recent decision in ECJ which entitled employers to calculate holiday pay for workers employed on zero-hours contracts on a …

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Employee Owner Contracts

George Osborne recently announced proposals for a new type of “owner-employee” contract of employment. Currently, there are two statuses of employment under the Employments Rights Act 1996 – these are “Employee” …

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Ampleforth victory

THE TRUSTEES OF THE AMPLEFORTH ABBEY TRUST -V- TURNER & TOWNSEND PROJECT MANAGEMENT LIMITED   …Limitation of Liability   It seems only a matter of weeks since we were putting …

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Sign now for certainty

In December 2009 the Final Report by The Right Honourable Sir Rupert Jackson of the Court of Appeal was published titled “Review of Civil Litigation Costs: Final Report” otherwise referred …

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Shared Parental Leave

New mothers will be able to return to work as early as two weeks after childbirth and share the rest of their maternity leave with their partner under new plans. …

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