Nick Evans, Partner in the Employment Team, discusses the potential minefield of TUPE when selling your business.
In respect of children born or matched for adoption on or after 5 April 2015, parents can now share leave entitlement by taking Shared Parental Leave (SPL). We haven’t seen a rush of interest in SPL but it is likely to become more popular as time goes on. Therefore, if you haven’t already, we recommend employers develop a policy that sets out the rules and procedures for applying for and taking SPL as this is a confusing area. A policy will help to alleviate concern amongst both employers and employees, and ensure any applications are dealt with in a fair and consistent manner. Continue reading →
Bear Scotland Ltd & Others v Fulton & Others
Hertel (UK) Ltd v Woods
Amec Group Ltd v Law & Others
All employees have a right to paid holiday. The question is how much pay should they get e.g. basic salary only, salary plus commission, or salary plus overtime. Continue reading →