Category: Employment Law

Paying staff on jury service

If you have staff that have been called up to serve on a jury, then you must allow them the necessary time off. You can ask them to request to delay their jury service if their absence would seriously

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Continuous employment defined

When a new employee is added to the payroll it is the employers’ responsibility to ensure they meet the employees’ rights. One of the issues that must be considered is the employees’ length of

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Employment Status Tool

HMRC’s employment status service can be used to help ascertain if a worker should be classified as employed or self-employed for tax purposes in both the private and public sector. The service has

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Outcome of the Uber case

The Supreme Court has handed down a landmark judgement in the Uber case. The Supreme Court unanimously upheld the decisions of earlier courts and has found that Uber drivers are ‘workers’ and not

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Kickstart scheme officially launched

The new £2 billion Kickstart scheme that was announced as part of the Summer Economic update by the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak was officially launched by the government on 2 September 2020. The scheme is

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