November 2014

How to deal with a departing employee who breaches a garden leave clause. If an employee breaches a garden leave clause, for example by working for a competitor during the garden leave period, the employer could decide to apply for an injunction to prevent the employee...

November 2014; the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) handed down a ground-breaking decision. On 4 November 2014, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) handed down its decision in Bear Scotland Ltd v Fulton and Baxter, Hertel (UK) Ltd v Wood and others and Amec Group Limited v Law...

Holiday pay should reflect non-guaranteed overtime This means some people working overtime could claim for additional holiday pay (currently, only basic pay counts when calculating holiday pay). ​The key points are as follows: ​Workers are entitled to be paid a sum of money to reflect normal non-guaranteed...

The right to shared parental leave is due to come into force in 2015. Under the new system of leave, statutory shared parental leave and pay will be available to eligible parents of babies due on or after 5 April 2015. Similar arrangements will apply for...