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Archives: September 2016

Employment law changes – October 2016

Unusually there are few employment law changes taking place this October other than an increase to the National Minimum Wage; however, there are a number of key developments that have now reached or are approaching their implementation dates, together with new or proposed consultations that employers need to be aware of. There are also a number of key cases where …

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Holiday pay and voluntary overtime

During their four weeks annual leave under the Working Time Directive an employee is entitled to receive “normal remuneration”. “Normal remuneration” should include anything intrinsically linked to the work performed by the employee under their contract of employment.

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What constitutes a service provision change?

The latest Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) decision on The Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 (TUPE) is a useful reminder that even if there is a change in the provision of services, that does not mean it is a service provision change for the purposes of TUPE and you have to go back to the details of the …

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Pay protection and reasonable adjustments

The duty to make reasonable adjustments is an obligation that is unique to disability discrimination. It places a duty on an employer to help job applicants and employees where a provision, criterion or practice applied by the employer, places a disabled person at a substantial disadvantage compared with people who are not disabled.

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