Articles for the topic Employment

Employment News – Hotel and Leisure Sector Spring 2013

Click here for our latest newsletter which gives the hotel and leisure sector details of recent and proposed legislative developments as well as addressing the question of whether obesity can ever be classified as a disability.


Agency Workers – Tribunal Decides “Swedish Derogation” Lawful for Maintaining Pay Difference between Permanent and Agency Workers

An Employment Tribunal has decided that a temporary work agency which transferred a group of agency workers off zero hours contracts onto guaranteed hours contracts did in fact comply with the Agency Workers Regulations 2010 and that the Swedish Derogation could be relied upon [Bray and others v Monarch Personnel Refuelling (UK) Ltd ET/1801581/12 and others].

Hotel and Leisure Sector Employment Law Update

This article gives the hotel and leisure sector practical tips and guidance on how to deal with a number of important employment issues, including how to protect business interests and how to deal with snow days.


Managing Sickness

Employee sickness is something that most employers face at some point. Read here about how to deal with sickness absence issues.

Executive Remuneration: Changes in 2013

There are a number of company law proposals expected to be implemented in 2013. These include reforms relating to executive remuneration and the introduction of the new employee-owner status


Employment Law – What to Expect in 2013

The Government has a wide variety of new legislation currently going through Parliament, which it intends to bring into force next year. This should make for a very interesting and challenging 2013 in the employment and discrimination arena

Excessive Director Remuneration

Court of Appeal overturns High Court Decision on Unfair Prejudice


Competing Holiday Requests

Many staff will want time off over Christmas, and it’s not always possible to accommodate every request. So its important to ensure you have a sensible system for deciding who get to take holiday.

Rules on Employee Rest

Read here for a summary of the rules regarding rest breaks that should be given to workers.