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Employees Right to Apply for Flexible Working Extended – Available to all with 26 Weeks Employment

Right to Request Flexible Working Extended to Most Employees From today [30 June 2014], any employee that has been employed for at least six months can make an application for flexible working – a right that was previously limited to those with a child or caring responsibilities.   Employers receiving an application will have to […]

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Filed under: Employment Tribunals, Flexible Working, General News, Laws & Regulations by Employment Law Clinic

Post created on: June 30th, 2014

Above Inflation 3% Increase to Minimum Wage Recommended by LPC

Low Pay Commission Recommends Minimum Wage of £6.50 for Adults The Low Pay Commission (LPC) has recommended an increase of 3% to the national minimum wage (NMW), higher than the current Consumer Price Index (1.9% in January) & Retail Price Index (2.8%), meaning a real-terms increase for NMW workers is likely this year. This would […]

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Filed under: General News, Laws & Regulations by Employment Law Clinic

Post created on: February 26th, 2014

ACAS Early Conciliation a Prerequisite of Employment Tribunal Claims

Conciliation Required before a Tribunal Claim New legislation – The Employment Tribunals (Early Conciliation: Exemptions and Rules of Procedure) Regulations 2014 & The Employment Tribunals (Constitution and Rules of Procedure) (Amendment) Regulations 2014 – will require employees to contact ACAS in advance of bringing an employment tribunal claim. Without a certificate issued by ACAS that a settlement […]

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Filed under: Employment Tribunals, Laws & Regulations by Employment Law Clinic

Post created on: February 18th, 2014

Working Time Regulations Leave John Lewis with £40 Million Bill

John Lewis Admits not Paying Correct Holidays The John Lewis Partnership has recently reviewed its holiday pay policy, and realised its partners (John Lewis parlance for employees: its 85,500 permanent staff are “Partners” who own the shops across the UK) have not been paid correctly under the Working Time Regulations .   The cost of […]

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Filed under: Contracts of Employment, General News, Laws & Regulations by Employment Law Clinic

Post created on: August 24th, 2013

“Employee Shareholders” Finally Approved

“Employee Shareholders” Law Agreed After concessions that the Lords considered would result in the new employment law introducing an “employee shareholder” status more or less meaningless for all practical purposes, clause 27 of the Growth and Infrastructure Bill has tonight been agreed by the House of Lords. The clause has been subject to significant amendments […]

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Filed under: Contracts of Employment, Flexible Working, General News, Laws & Regulations by Employment Law Clinic

Post created on: April 24th, 2013