The UK Government has announced changes that mean where it is not reasonably practicable for a worker to take some, or all, of the holiday to which they are entitled due to the Coronavirus, they have a right to carry the Basic Entitlement forward into the next two leave years.
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In response to recent publicity around the use of non-disclosure agreements (NDAs), in particular allegations that some employers have deliberately misused them to prevent reporting of sexual harassment, discrimination and whistleblowing, workplace rights body ACAS has published new advice to help employers and workers understand what NDAs are and how to prevent their misuse.
In this blog, we have outlined what an employment contract is, what needs to be included and highlighted some of the most important clauses.
A recent report from the independent think-tank, the Resolution Foundation, has highlighted that many workers – particularly young workers – are not receiving their fundamental entitlements in the workplace and are not taking steps to enforce their rights.
In the recent Court of Appeal case of Kocur v Angard Staffing Solutions Limited, the Court examined whether or not an agency worker was entitled - under the Agency Worker Regulations 2010 (the Regulations) - to be offered the same number of hours of work as those performed by a permanent employee.