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Monthly Archives: May 2015

Zero-Hour contracts – Exclusivity clause now officially outlawed

On Tuesday, the provision of the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015 making the use of exclusivity clauses in zero-hour contracts unenforceable came into force.  The legislation now also …

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Gay Rights v Religious belief

The County Court for Northern Ireland, delivered its judgment earlier this week in a case which held that a gay customer’s right to access goods and services is more protected …

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What to expect from a Conservative Government

After the Conservative party unexpectedly secured a parliamentary majority in the General Election last week, we set out a brief roundup of some of the party’s main proposals which are …

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Commission and Holiday Pay – Still up in the air

The question of how employers should calculate holiday pay has been a hot topic since last year and the conundrum looks set to continue. In October 2014 the EAT held …

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ECJ’s judgment in Woolworths case published

ECJ’s judgment in Woolworths case published The European Court of Justice has today published its judgment in the Woolworths case. This case considered whether an employer assessing its collective consultation …

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