Employment Law Legislation Changes

  1. March 2024 Employment Law Updates Employment (Allocation of Tips) Act 2023 – Statutory Code of Practice to be published to support with the Act. The Guidance is expected to be a support for new rules on tips, gratuities and service charges, to ensure tips are paid to employees without deductions and in a fair and […]

  2. This guidance note sets out the significant changes to the calculation of holiday pay that are expected to come into effect from 2024 and how these changes might affect both employers and employees. It includes information about the concept of ‘rolled-up’ holiday pay as a way of calculating payment of annual leave for employees with […]

  3. The Protection from Redundancy (Pregnancy and Family Leave) Act received Royal Assent on 24 May 2023 and came into force on 24th July 2023. This new law offers greater protection against redundancy for pregnant employees and new parents. Its aim is to combat discrimination in the workplace, with special attention placed on new parent’s returning […]

  4. Can CCTV Be Used as Evidence in a Disciplinary UK? Organisations might think that they can just use CCTV evidence in disciplinary investigations without further thought, provided it shows the employee doing something they shouldn’t, or not doing the work they should be doing. However, it’s more complicated than that. We would advise that before […]

  5. Do you utilise CCTV recordings on your premises? Does this capture your employees or other members of the public? Installing CCTV, no matter the reason why, should not be done without prior thought around how you are going to ensure you comply with the UK-GDPR and the Data Protection Act 2018. Here are a few […]

  6. With sponsorships on the rise post-Brexit, employers are asking about how they can look to recover fees and create an effective reimbursement agreement. Many employers are keen to protect their investment when sponsoring a migrant worker and therefore may consider issuing a reimbursement agreement to recover some of the immigration fees from the employee if […]

  7. There has been a further development in the fire and rehire story with the publication by ACAS of a draft Code of Practice on Dismissal and Re-engagement. Consultation on this document is open until April 18th 2023. What is fire and rehire? Fire and rehire is the everyday expression used when employees are dismissed and […]