Whilst July saw the busiest number of flights in and out of UK airports ever recorded, this week the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has also had a focus on holidays by confirming that regular payments for voluntary overtime had to be taken into account in calculating an employee’s holiday pay.
It’s not often that the Daily Mail reports on boundary issues in Edinburgh but the plight of homeowners, some of whom are on limited incomes, being landed with a £600,000 bill (or £6,000 each), caught their attention.
Part 6: Subject Access Requests under the GDPR – a real issue for employers?
In part 6 of our series on the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and what it means for employers and HR teams, we concentrate on the new rules on Subject Access Requests (SARs) under the GDPR and how these will affect employers and HR teams.
Those who have read our recent blogs will be aware that the development of the ‘gig-economy’ in the UK has had a direct impact on employment law and the status of those working within it. These developments have been a focus of recent Employment Appeal Tribunal and Court of Appeal decisions where the courts have been willing to look behind the terms of the contract to the actual working relationship established in practice with the decisions impacting on well-known brands such as Deliveroo, Uber and CitySprint. Continue Reading
New research by Royal London has highlighted that despite the recent rise in the number of couples choosing to cohabit rather than marry, many existing financial provisions, such as tax breaks and state pension rights, are only available to those who are legally married.
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will be enforceable as of May 2018 and will impact the day-to-day activities of HR teams and employers on a wide scale. In part 5 of our blog series, we concentrate on the new rules on Data Breach Notifications under the GDPR and how these will affect employers and HR teams.
The BBC yesterday (19th July 2017) published its Annual Report and Accounts, which made for some interesting reading; not least because of the gender pay gap it revealed. But with the gender pay gap reporting regulations now in force, the BBC might not be the only large employer facing scrutiny in relation to their gender pay gap.
Can a Guarantor be liable to an unknown entity in the event of assignation?
The answer is yes. Lord Bannatyne in the recent Court of Session case of Promontoria (RAM) Ltd v John Moore, dismissed the Defender’s legal challenges that the Pursuer did not have “title to sue” and had no relevant case in law. This decision gives Promontoria approval to sue Mr Moore for the debt they recently bought from and that he had guaranteed 10 years previously with Ulster Bank.
Cash flow issues can present difficulties for businesses looking to purchase new equipment. If you are hoping to grow your business and looking for a way to finance the purchase of new assets or equipment, there are several ways to achieve this.
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