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Monthly Archives: September 2014

Are You Worried About Holiday Pay?

Perhaps you should be. Arrears of holiday pay have cost the John Lewis Partnership the princely sum of £40m, an average of £580 for each employee. Why? The EU Working Time Directive (2003/88/EC) requires member states to give workers at … Continue reading

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Time off to accompany at antenatal appointments

The right On 1 October 2014 the right for an employee or agency worker (please note that there are qualifying requirements for agency workers) who has a ‘qualifying relationship’ with a pregnant woman or the child she is expecting will … Continue reading

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What to expect in Employment Law in the second half of 2014

The Government has announced several proposed changes to employment law. It has also launched a number of consultations on further proposed changes. Changes coming in on 1 October 2014: National Minimum Wage Increases: The annual increase to the National Minimum … Continue reading

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