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Recent EAT finding on the impact of overtime on holiday pay

18 Jul 2018

A recent finding of the EAT in Flowers & others v East of England Ambulance Trust has confirmed that both non-guaranteed and voluntary overtime should be included in an employee's holiday pay calculation provided it was sufficiently regular and settled to amount to "normal remuneration&…

Frequently Asked Questions

18 Jul 2018

How far reaching can a workplace dress code be? In summary, dress codes can be a legitimate part of an employer's terms and conditions of service, but any less favourable treatment because of sex could amount to direct discrimination. While dress policies for men and women do not have to be…

EAT Overturns Sex Discrimination Finding Regarding Shared Parental Leave

15 May 2018

In the recent appeal made by the Respondent in Capita Customer Management Ltd v Ali UKEAT/0161/17/BA , the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) held that failing to pay a father his full salary during shared parental leave, where a female colleague on maternity leave would have received her full salary…

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27 Jul 2018

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Employment Tribunal Claims Continue to Rise Following Abolition of Tribunal Fees

The Employment Tribunal (ET) is an independent judicial body established to resolve disputes between employers…

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