Office Environment – Employee’s aren’t satisfied with their work office environment

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Office Environment – Employee’s aren’t satisfied with their work office environment The way we work is changing and as a result of technology, it provides businesses with a more flexible approach to working. No longer are we shackled to the desk, we can roam or work from home.   A survey gathered research from 600… Continue reading

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Voluntary overtime must be included in an employee’s holiday pay

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Voluntary overtime must be included in an employee’s holiday pay The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has confirmed payments for purely voluntary overtime must be included in an employee’s holiday pay if they are regular enough to constitute to ‘normal pay’.   A large amount of employers have never included working voluntary overtime in holiday pay. This… Continue reading

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The Right of the Employer to Choose the Weekly Rest Period

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The Right of the Employer to Choose the Weekly Rest Period Maio Marques de Rosa v Varzim Sol   In Britain under regulation 11 of the Working Time Regulations 1998 a worker is entitled to at least one 24-hour period of uninterrupted time off work every week. The twenty-four hours must be consecutive but can… Continue reading

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Post-Leave Britain and the Skills’ Gap

Skill Gap

Post-Leave Britain and the Skills’ Gap   A recent report by those bean-counters at Deloitte found that the UK remains an attractive place to work for highly-skilled overseas workers, but, following Brexit, it argues that a measured immigration approach will be required.   The survey found that, of the 2242 EU and non-EU workers, around… Continue reading

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STRIKING A BALANCE – interests of employers and privacy expectations of employees

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STRIKING A BALANCE – interests of employers and privacy expectations of employees The Article 29 Working Party (WP29) has published a new assessment of the balance between legitimate interests of employers and the reasonable privacy expectations of employees in which it outlines the risk assessment posed by modern working practices where new technologies enable more… Continue reading

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