Rethinking recruitment testing

I am sure you are aware that anyone with a disability is entitled to reasonable adjustments to be made to remove any substantial disadvantage that they are at in the recruitment processes that you put in place.  You can only make such adjustments if somebody shares...

Employee undertaking statutory duties

You have an employee who has announced that they’re going to stand for election as a local authority councillor and that she’s going to need at least half a day a month off to attend meetings.  You’re not particularly impressed with how the employee has...

Video: TUPE

Anna’s latest video is available to view on the Refreshing Law YouTube channel – please click here to watch Anna’s video regarding inheriting employees under TUPE (Transfer of Undertakings) and discovering one of the employees is known to you, for...

The timing of notice of termination.

I recently drafted a defence to an Employment Tribunal claim where an employee had failed to attend the disciplinary hearing at which their employment terminated by reason of gross misconduct.  Let’s call the date of that hearing date A.  The employer duly then...

Employment Key Figures 2017

Refreshing Law has designed a table of the key employment figures for 2017.  The changes to the rates for the key figures happens from 6th April. Please click below to download. Employment Key Figures...

Are you calculating SMP correctly?

I recently posted a video in relation to a case dealing with Statutory Maternity Pay calculations and Settlement Agreements (the link to this video is available here). The tribunal in the case involving Campus Living made an interesting point in relation to bonus...