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Personal injury damages can be awarded for failure to provide rest breaks under Working Time Regulations

United Kingdom - May 24 2019 Under the Working Time Regulations 1998 (WTR), workers are entitled to an unpaid rest break of 20 Minutes when working for more than six hours per…

Discrimination claims: decision-maker in a comparator’s case need not be the same person who decided the claimant’s case

United Kingdom - March 22 2019 In Olalekan v Serco Ltd, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) held that, in a claim of unfair dismissal and race discrimination, the decision-maker…

British Airways deemed to have treated part-time cabin crew ‘less favourably’ than full-time cabin crew

United Kingdom - January 14 2019 Under the Part-Time Workers (Prevention of Less Favourable Treatment) Regulations 2000, employers must not treat part-time workers less favourably…

No minimum wage for sleep-in carers

United Kingdom - August 2 2018 If there is an expectation a carer will be able to sleep during their shift, rather than be available for the purposes of working, the Court of Appeal…

Barclays boss fined £642k for whistleblowing scandal

United Kingdom - May 28 2018 In a first case under the Senior Managers Regime, the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation have fined the CEO of the Barclays…