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THE RIGHT TO RECEIVE A WRITTEN ITEMISED PAY SLIP

March 22nd, 2019 by
On 6th April 2019 changes to what has to be included in an itemised pay statement and who is entitled to receive one come into effect. From that date both employees and the broader category of ‘workers’ will be entitled to a written statement which itemises what they are being paid.

PERCEIVED DISABILITY AND THE DANGERS OF MAKING ASSUMPTIONS ABOUT THE ACTUAL OR POTENTIAL ABILITIES OF OTHERS IN AN EMPLOYMENT CONTEXT

February 14th, 2018 by
The recent Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) case of Chief Constable of Norfolk v Coffey should serve as a salutary reminder to employers and potential employers of the need to base decision making on sound and non-discriminatory grounds rather than on stereotypical assumptions about what activities in the workplace a person can or cannot do both […]

ESTABLISHING EMPLOYMENT STATUS

November 24th, 2017 by
Employed, Self Employed, Worker, Contractor, Freelancer, Consultant or ‘none of the above’? Back in October of last year, an Employment Tribunal dismissed as ‘faintly ridiculous’ Uber’s assertion that its drivers were self-employed. Instead, it held they were ‘workers’. Uber appealed to the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) which agreed with the tribunal that Uber drivers were […]