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The Living Wage

United Kingdom - January 28 2016 An analysis of the Government's proposals and the impact that these will have on employers and employees. Since October 2013, in excess of 400…

Bronwen Jones

Unfair dismissal: can an employee's attitude to their wrongdoing impact on whether their dismissal was fair?

United Kingdom - March 23 2018 In the case of Reilly v Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council [2018] UKSC 16 the Supreme Court held that it was fair to dismiss a school head teacher…

The rise of the gig economy and worker status

United Kingdom - February 22 2017 In recent years we have seen the explosion of start-ups operating in the gig economy, such as Deliveroo and Uber. The gig economy is a way of…

James Crotty

Refusing to bake a cake supporting gay marriage - not discriminatory?

United Kingdom - October 12 2018 Safe to say, this week's landmark ruling by the Supreme Court in Lee v Ashers Bakery has been rather controversial. In short, the Supreme Court held…

James Regan

Holiday Pay: Decision from EAT on Commission

United Kingdom - February 23 2016 This week, the Employment Appeal Tribunal ("EAT") have confirmed that, when calculating holiday pay, employers must include commission. The Case:…

Laura Godfrey