Holiday Pay – Revisited...
As the leading case on the implications of results-based commission and statutory holiday pay (British Gas Trading Ltd v Lock and another UKEAT/0189/15), awaits judgment in the Court of Appeal, we set out a recap on what currently should and shouldn’t be included in the calculation of holiday pay.
Can Protecting a Disabled Employee’s Pay Be a Reasonable Adjustment...
Yes, according to the Employment Appeals Tribunal (“EAT”).
The Modern Slavery Act 2015 – Impact on Businesses
The Modern Slavery Act 2015 (the “MSA”), which came into force last year, imposes obligations on certain businesses to produce Slavery and Human Trafficking statements, which are intended to explore and provide clear, transparent information concerning any potential slavery and human trafficking aspects of their supply chains.
A timely reminder for directors: when insolvency rears its head…
In a relatively recent wrongful trading claim brought by liquidators, the directors in question were not ordered to make any contribution to the company, as the company was found to have suffered no loss. This was a lucky escape for the directors on the facts. (Re Ralls Builders Ltd (in liquidation)  EWHC 243 (Ch)). Other directors have not been, and may not in the future be, so lucky.
Drivers Battle Uber Over Employment Rights
Uber is facing an employment tribunal claim from drivers who argue it is acting unlawfully by not offering rights such as holiday pay and sick pay.