October 2017

A legal case currently going though the European Court of Justice (ECJ) may impact employers who have engaged workers on a self-employed basis and therefore not given paid holidays. This could apply to all employers, including those who have engaged household support staff on this...

Parents who suffer the death of a child may soon have the statutory right to paid leave. This will affect every employer including, of course, those of domestic/household staff. The Parental Bereavement (Pay and Leave) Bill will give grieving parents paid leave, taking them away from...

A bill currently going through parliament will lay down new regulations on payment for work experience. This will obviously extend to any such work undertaken regarding household, gardening or seasonal activity. Titled the Unpaid Work Experience (Prohibition) Bill [HL] 2017-19 I will prohibit non-payment for work-experience...