Employment News - Hotel and Leisure Sector
Goodman Derrick LLP has acted for clients in the hotel and leisure industry for many years. Click here for the latest Employment Department newsletter which deals with issues such as the rules on payment for work when an employee is permitted to go to sleep, the national minimum wage rates and guidance on sick leave and holidays as well as an update about recent legal developments
Are you a “Games Ready” Employer?
When London 2012 hits, will your business be ready to face the challenges that the Games will bring? Whilst you may have thought about how to showcase your business during the Games, have you considered how to ensure business continuity? If your business is based in London, travel disruption is likely to affect your employees' ability to attend work and you may experience a high level of employees wishing to take time off during the Games. You may wish to examine whether your suppliers and external service providers have made plans to ensure continuity of service to you during the Games
HR Frequently Asked Questions November 2011
Employers and their Human Resources advisers face constant difficulties in trying to avoid the potential pitfalls posed by current employment law. This bulletin aims to address, in a practical way, some issues commonly dealt with by Human Resources departments and to give realistic guidance on how to reduce the risk of employment related litigation in these areas
Changes To Unfair Dismissal Rules And Employment Tribunal Fees
On 3 October 2011, the Chancellor of the Exchequer delivered a speech confirming a number of controversial employment law reforms. The changes are part of the Coalition Government’s ongoing employment law review.
By way of a reminder, 1 October 2011 will bring the following changes in employment law
New Pension Rights
There are dramatic changes on the horizon relating to pensions
Comments About Employees
Two recent cases show that it can sometimes be fine line as to whether an employer is liable for comments made by employees about their current and former work colleagues.
Government Guidance on the Agency Workers Regulations 2010
On 6 May 2011, the Government published its official guidance document on the Agency Workers Regulations 2010.
HR Frequently Asked Questions June 2011
Employers and their Human Resources advisers face constant difficulties in trying to avoid potential pitfalls posed by current employment and discrimination law
Extra Paternity Leave and Pay - A Welcome New Right for Employed Fathers and Partners of Mothers
An important extension of paternity leave and pay has been introduced. This gives fathers and partners extra time off from work, potentially with statutory pay, so as to go some way to helping parents share childcare between them.
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