XpertHR’s webinar An A to Z of legal changes 2015/16 took employers through recent and upcoming developments in employment law. We invited participants to submit questions during the webinar, and here we answer some of the most popular.
Employment law developments 2015/16
Among the topics covered by the webinar are modern slavery statements; recent cases on the calculation of holiday pay; the Tyco case on working time for mobile workers; the Immigration Bill and the national living wage.
You can watch the whole webinar to hear the answers to other questions asked by employers.
New FAQs have been published on XpertHR to answer these popular questions submitted during the webinar:
- When does overtime have to be included in holiday pay?
- Do mobile workers have to be paid for travel between home and their first and last appointments of the day?
- What is the national living wage?
- When does the national living wage come into force?
- What is the timescale for employers to prepare a slavery and human trafficking statement?
Other questions asked during the webinar are already covered by FAQs on XpertHR, including:
- Can employers use their own occupational health advisers instead of the Fit for Work service?
- What is the living wage used by the Living Wage Foundation and how is it calculated?
- How should an employer compute a week’s pay in relation to an employee’s holiday pay entitlement?
- What duties will employers have under the “transparency in supply chains” provisions of the Modern Slavery Act 2015?
- Is it lawful for an employer to ask a candidate if he or she has any criminal convictions?
- Can an employer dismiss an employee without notice if it pays him or her for the duration of the notice period?