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An excellent summary article from Russell Brimelow at Emplaw authors, Lewis Silkin which includes what employers could do now to prepare

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A useful article from Emplaw authors Lewis Silkin explaining this recent decision from the Court of Appeal which is of great significance for holiday entitlement and holiday pay for  'part year' workers

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For more information, see the Emplaw law card Holiday and Holiday Pay

A free podcast from Emplaw authors Gowling WLG discussing the recent developments in the NMW arena plus the risks, enforcement and some of the tricky issues when calculating the NMW in practice.

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An important article given that the consultation contains some important proposals that could have a very significant effect, not simply by introducing new rights, but also by affecting those that are already familiar.  Catherine Casserley, a specialist discrimination barrister at Cloisters, considers the government proposals further.

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SUMMARY

This month’s edition is a bumper summer read. Government departments seemed to hasten to publish proposals and we set out the various new plans, consultations and responses and explain the context for each. Meanwhile key cases this month include useful guidance from the EAT on the law around whistleblowing, and from the Supreme Court on restrictive covenants and the blue pencil test.  There are also cases dealing with practical workplace issues such as covert recording of meetings and whether agency workers have the right to the same hours as the hirer’s employees.

The next edition of Emplaw Monthly will be in September.

Podcast from Jason Galbraith-Marten QC and Chris Milsom from Cloisters, which discuss the recent spate of Employment Status cases and asks; why are they coming to prominence now and what should we look out for in the future?

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A useful article from Emplaw authors Moorcrofts explaining the recent Supreme Court decision about the enforcability of post termination restrictions.

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An article from Emplaw author Colin Lekey from Lewis Silkin with 10 key takeaways from the EU’s Transparent and Predictable Working Conditions Directive . The Directive has been  passed by all parts of the EU’s legislative machinery and Member States have until mid-2022, to implement it into domestic law. Depending on the final shape of Brexit or not, the UK may or may not be obliged to comply with the Directive but it has already shaped  UK legislation with regards to new requirements for written statements coming into force next year.

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Your one-stop monthly read to keep you up to date on employment law, news and cases. Working time holiday and record keeping headline this month as well an update on NDAs and new reporting requirements for companies.

An article from Emplaw authors, Lewis Silkin, discussing the recent Court of Appeal decision in East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust v Flowers confirming  when the Working Time Directive requires voluntary overtime to be included in holiday pay, plus WTD tips for employers

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