Category : Business

Overtime ruling in Veolia case could impact all employers

 A group of refuse collectors have won an overtime claim that could have an impact on employers across the UK.

Cancer sufferer awarded £47,000 in discrimination case

 A woman who claimed she was subjected to discrimination and harassment while undergoing treatment for cancer has been awarded more than £47,700 compensation.

The future of laws on IP, trademarks and patents after Brexit

The government has published guidance on the future of intellectual property laws after Britain leaves the European Union.

HMRC sends warning to employers after Rangers tax ruling

HMRC officials are urging employers running employee benefit trusts to come forward following the Supreme Court ruling against the company that formerly owned Rangers Football Club.

Government scraps ‘unlawful’ employment tribunal fees

  The government has announced that it is scrapping employment tribunal fees following the Supreme Court ruling that they’re unlawful.

Court enables family to take over deceased director’s company

 The High Court has enabled a family to take over the ownership and running of a company after the owner died.

Thousands of women workers win £50m equal pay claim

 Thousands of women have won an equal pay claim estimated to be worth a total of £50m in a dispute dating back over several years.

Company prevents high-flyer from working for competitor

A company has enforced a restrictive covenant preventing a highly experienced employee from working for a competitor for six months.

Builder recovers £44,000 in dispute over defective work

A builder has recovered unpaid fees totalling £44,000 in a dispute with property owners over alleged defects in renovation work.

When should workers be paid if on call or sleeping on site?

The issue of whether workers should be paid the National Minimum Wage when they’re on call or required to sleep on site has been addressed by the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT).

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