Employment law

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Working when the clocks go forward: how should employers handle losing an hour?

The clocks go forward an hour at 1:00am on Sunday 26 March 2017. But what does this mean for staff...

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Employment status: Excel cycle courier was worker

An employment tribunal has held that a cycle courier whose contracts with Excel labelled him as a contractor was in...


Australian employment law: 10 key features

Generous leave entitlements and a unique legal framework characterise Australian employment law. Qian Mou highlights 10 interesting aspects of workplaces...

Many of the recent employment status cases have been brought against courier companies. Photo: Pariah/REX/Shutterstock.

Uber employment status case: are there implications for all employers?

Does the recent spate of employment status cases have implications for all employers, or just for the gig economy sector?...