Employers cannot have missed the headline grabbing employment case law of the past 12 months - the series of decisions on holiday pay. The case that kicked it off last year was Lock v British Gas Trading, which was heard before the European Court of Justice (ECJ) (read our blog about it here.) The latest instalment of the case has just arrived and employers need to know about its effect on holiday pay calculations.
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Virtually all of us will have home insurance, not just for the building itself, but for the contents too. Indeed, many of us will have car insurance, annual holiday insurance and even boiler insurance. Why do we do this?
Comments by UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka in the lead up to International Women's Day on 8 March have brought gender inequality, and more specifically equality in the boardroom, back into focus.
New Data Protection Offence: Is your organisation enforcing subject access for criminal record information?
Individuals have the right to ask any organisation if it holds or processes personal data relating to them. They are entitled to know for what purposes it holds the data and for a copy of any such personal data in an intelligible form. This right, under the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA) is known as subject access.
Employers' liability insurance is required for any organisation that employs staff in any capacity. It may also extend to work carried out by individuals working a self-employed basis with the firm where the law considers that they are "de facto" employees and effectively required to be covered by employers' liability insurance.