Published: 10 June 2019
Most workers in the UK have the right to 5.6 weeks’ paid leave under the Working Time Regulations 1998 (WTR).
The WTR state that a worker is entitled to be paid ‘a week’s pay fora week’s leave’. However, the calculation of a week’s pay is within yet another piece of legislation: the Employment Rights Act 1996 (ERA).
Published: 16 May 2019
Andrea London explains employment status and why it is important to get it right in the age of the gig economy
Published: 30 April 2019
What pre-employment screening checks should employers carry out on potential new employees to safeguard against future headaches?
Published: 5 April 2019
Our head of employment Andrea London provides some thoughts in the April edition of TALiNT International on what a candidate with a criminal record does and doesn’t need to disclose during the recruitment process. See page 36.
Published: 21 March 2019
In light of a recent Court of Appeal ruling, Nick Evans outlines what employers need to know about their duty regarding collective redundancy
Published: 14 March 2019
Last week US bank BNY Mellon informed its employees it was “pausing” a review of its policies that allow them to work from home. But what are the implications if HR decides to change or scrap an existing policy, and how should they go about it? Andrea London explains.
Published: 15 February 2019
Employers should beware of implied terms – especially when dismissing for ill health
Published: 22 June 2018
As Boris Becker seeks to avoid litigation on the basis of diplomatic immunity we ask – do the principles of state and diplomatic immunity protect employers from employment claims bought by their staff?
Published: 27 March 2018
It’s the final countdown…the 25 May 2018 is now fast approaching.
It is hard to escape the fact that the imminent and hotly discussed General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) are about to come into force in the UK. But how many of you know what this actually means for you and your business and what measures and actions you need to take now to avoid falling foul of these new crippling penalties for breach of this new legislation?
Published: 26 March 2018
Fletcher Day Partner and Head of Employment Andrea London has today been quoted in Stylist Magazine.
Published: 7 March 2018
Fletcher Day Partner Nick Evans has today been quoted in People Management, the official magazine of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD).
Published: 28 February 2018
From a legislative and case precedent viewpoint…. it’s looking like it may be a busy one for employers.
Published: 30 January 2018
Employers are increasingly turning to ‘gagging clauses’ to ensure staff protect the secrets of the rich and famous.
Published: 26 January 2018
Andrea London is quoted, alongside PM Theresa May, on Non Disclosure Agreements, following recent high-profile incidents.
Andrea London writes in HR Director Magazine on the debate surrounding the employment status of workers
Published: 4 January 2018
Published: 21 December 2017
Nick Evans, partner in Fletcher Day’s employment team, was approached this week for comment by the Daily Mail on the rights of Ryanair cabin crew employees.
Published: 14 December 2017
Fletcher Day’s employment team and Outer Temple Chambers were pleased to hold their first employment law seminar at Fletcher Day’s Mayfair offices.
Published: 1 December 2017
Until yesterday, there were only a handful of “worker” cases. As an eminent employment QC has just stated about the case of King –v- Sash Windows in the press, this may be the decision to turn that trickle of cases into a flood.
Published: 20 October 2017
Fletcher Day and Outer Temple Chambers are delighted to be holding their first joint Employment Law Seminar followed by drinks and canapes
Published: 3 October 2017
If a key or senior employee of your company jumps ship and wants to joins a competitor; that non-compete restrictive covenant in their Service Agreement or Employment Contract will prevent them from doing so, and protect your business, won’t it?
Hmmmmm. Well, maybe not.