When retail supervisor Madeleine got a telephone call at work that all working parents dread…she could never have imagined what was to follow.
Working relationships encounter problems and rarely last forever and often the key to resolving a problem can be found in an employment contract.
Instances of workers being docked pay for praying, taking cigarette breaks and going to the toilet have hit the headlines in recent years. Employees have also complained about not being paid at all.
It is illegal not to pay employees the National Minimum Wage and there can be no real excuse for doing so.
News that some MPs are set to pocket another bumper pay rise will no doubt leave many employees asking “what about me?”
The majority of workers are oblivious of the terms and conditions contained in their employment contract.
Continuing where we left off last week, we have the new rates which have recently been published in respect of unfair dismissal awards including basic minimum compensatory levels and additional awards. Also, details of statutory re
This week’s edition looks at recent Case Law which provides much needed clarity on three issues. Firstly, a case dealing with ‘restrictive covenants’ (for the first time in 100 years).