Council to appeal against High Court decision to waive the fine for a father who took his child out of school during term-time.
A number of recent tribunal cases have indicated a persuasive move to include voluntary overtime when calculating holiday pay. As a result, questions have been raised as to what is compulsory overtime, voluntary overtime and what is meant by ‘normal pay’ and ‘sufficiently regular’.
In 2014/15 Immigration Enforcement issued 1,974 civil penalties to businesses employing illegal workers. The Immigration Act 2016 will bring in changes to how foreign labour is used and how employers can be prosecuted.
It is very important to us all here at Fusion to be able to give something back when we can, so throughout the year we undertake various fundraising and charity events. This month we held a Macmillan Coffee Morning which raised £277 for a great cause.
As an employer it’s important that you don’t treat fixed-term workers less favourably than permanent employees doing the same or a similar job. Ending a fixed-term contract is a “dismissal”, therefore fixed-term workers who work continually for you for 2 years or more have the same redundancy rights as a permanent employee. Read our article about what to do when dealing with Fixed-Term contracts.
This month the Trade Union Bill received royal assent and became the Trade Union Act 2016, but what does that mean?
Case-law has given some guidance in relation to dismissing someone due to ill health. In BS v Dundee City Council, the EAT advised all employers to consider the following points before acting.
Keeping your single central record up-to-date is a statutory requirement in line with the Staffing Regulations 2009 and Keeping Children Safe in Education 2015. Keeping the record updated is no mean feat but Ofsted will expect you to have all the mandatory fields in place and that you understand why the checks are required.