Written by Brabners LLP Agency workers are entitled to certain rights while they are assigned to work for end clients (aka “hirers”). Some rights apply from the very start of their assignment (known as “day one” rights) and some only apply once the agency worker has been working in the same role for the […]
Case confirms candidates must be equally qualified before employers positively discriminate when recruiting
Brabners LLP looks at a case that reminds employers to ensure that candidates are equally qualified before positively discriminating in recruitment process.
New legal changes will require employment businesses to provide work-seekers with a Key Information Document and extra assistance from Umbrella Companies is likely to be needed as a result.
As you will know, working time is governed by the Working Time Regulations 1998 (“WTR 1998”) and it applies to all workers (not just to employees). Under the WTR 1998, workers have the right to a minimum unpaid rest break of 20 minutes per day during any shift that exceeds 6 hours. Where this right […]
Court of Appeal Confirms that ASDA’s Supermarket Retail Staff Can Compare Their Terms to more highly paid Distribution Workers in Equal Pay Case. Brabners LLP take a look at this recent employment law case.
Employment Law Update from Brabners LLP: Court of Appeal Confirms that Uber Drivers are “Workers” but it isn’t over yet!
Are the employment status tests outdated? Latest case reaffirms that providing a substitute does not prevent the existence of personal service and an employee relationship.
The Good Work Plan: Latest Government Reform boosts workers’ rights and confirms the end of the Swedish Derogation!
Implied term can prevent employee’s dismissal if it ends entitlement to long-term disability benefits
Latest case reveals that an implied term can prevent an employer from dismissing an employee if this would end their entitlement to long-term disability benefits
Government releases new voluntary reporting framework for disability, mental health and wellbeing in the workplace. Brabners LLP takes a closer look.
Employment law experts, Brabners LLP looks at the British Airways case that confirms part-time workers have the right not to be treated less favourably but leaves some questions unanswered for employers.
Brabners LLP examine the recent case of Evans v Xactly which confirms harassment claims are highly fact-sensitive and level of “office banter” can be relevant.