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Employers are required to provide employees with an employment contract, a written statement of certain terms and conditions of their employment, within two months of the beginning of their employment.
Employer should always consult with the employee prior to changing an employee's contract of employment. Failure to follow a fair procedure when varying employees' terms and conditions of employment may result in an employee bringing a claim for breach of contract.
11 Jun 2020
The High Court today hears a case brought by drivers and the IWGB over Treasury's failure to protect precarious workers during the Covid-19 crisis.
4 Jun 2020
The government should introduce a ‘new settlement’ for low paid workers, giving them more control over the hours they work...
29 May 2020
While the Covid-19 crisis is a worrying and uncertain time for all of us, it brings into sharp focus some...
26 May 2020
The Unite union has accused British Airways of plans to “re-hire” most of its workforce on less favourable terms and...
19 May 2020
Updated guidance in light of furlough and the prospect of an extra bank holiday...
12 May 2020
Changing the defined contribution (DC) pension scheme might be something organisations are considering in the context of furlough or simply...
7 May 2020
Pandemic forces global tech giants to reshape workforces, but country-by-country breakdown of job losses unknown.
7 May 2020
An appeal judgment with major ramifications for self-employed workers and IR35 has been made in the upper tribunal that has...
1 May 2020
The European Court of Justice has provided some clarification around how ‘worker’ status is defined under EU law, but has...
30 Apr 2020
Proposals could enable more cases to be settled before proceedings are brought.
22 Apr 2020
The House of Lords committee looking at the proposed extension of IR35 regulations to the private sector has written to...
21 Apr 2020
A hairdresser has been awarded £20,000 at an employment tribunal after her boss asked her to pick up excrement in...
14 Apr 2020
A High Court judgment has provided clarity around how administrators should apply the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme for employees whose...
9 Apr 2020
Unpaid work such as childcare, cooking and cleaning means the gender pay gap is much higher than official figures, according...