TUPE

TUPE: Do employers need to consider ‘workers’?

The legal distinction between employee and worker usually focuses on rights such as leave and pay, but what happens in...

Setting up a Community Interest Company: what are the HR challenges?

Community Interest Companies (CICs) are becoming a more popular option for running heritage sites or similar organisations transferring out of...

Union seeks pay rises for Capita’s O2 and Tesco Mobile staff

Capita has been urged to increase pay for staff who work in its O2 and Tesco Mobile customer contact centres.

Personnel Today Awards 2019: KP Snacks tastes success with HR Impact Award

We profile the organisations on the HR Impact Award shortlist.

How to stop your workforce going under when business is close to collapse

With the recent collapse of Thomas Cook and other established companies in financial difficulty, such as Pizza Express and Links...

HR horrors: How to avoid a Halloween nightmare

As Halloween approaches, it’s time for HR professionals to reflect on the often nightmarish legal situations they face. Clare Gilroy-Scott,...

Top 10 HR questions August 2019: term-time holiday calculations

How should you calculate holiday pay for a term-time worker without regular hours?
A recent Court of Appeal decision, The...

Top 10 HR questions June 2019: Ex-employee grievances

Can an employer ignore a grievance if the employee no longer works for the organisation?
The most popular FAQ on...

5 hertford street Loulou's

Mayfair club kitchen porters call for the Living Wage

The Independent Workers’ Union of Great Britain (IWGB) has urged one of London’s most exclusive membership clubs to ensure its...

Top 10 HR questions April 2019: Maximum compensation, holiday entitlement and positive action

The annual increase to the limits on compensation that can be awarded in an...

TUPE: Were the reasons for dismissal personal?

A recent Court of Appeal case looked at whether someone dismissed directly before a business transfer was right to claim...

Hospital maintenance

TUPE or not TUPE? NHS Trust did not unfairly dismiss workers

An employment tribunal has found that a hospital trust did not unfairly dismiss 13 maintenance workers because they had not...

Top 10 HR questions January 2019: Holiday pay, overtime and tax on exit payments

How should employers deal with overtime when calculating holiday pay? Does it make a difference if the overtime is voluntary,...