September 2019

It’s a question that many employees who have obtained employment tribunal judgements against employers may well be asking. And does the compensation award I was granted still stand? We can put your minds to rest on these issues, as all pre-Brexit judgements will remain binding on all...

While EU laws will still be in  force after Brexit, there are no guarantees that they will stay that way. In the longer term this and future UK governments will be free to change them if they wish to do so. The Prime Minister has hinted that...

It’s a question that some employers who have had employment tribunal judgements given against them may well be asking. And does the compensation award granted still stand? We can clarify the situation here for you. All pre-Brexit judgements will remain binding on all UK courts except for...

Don't be the one in twenty. Despite considerable publicity regarding employer obligations to employees, including of course, domestic and household staff, too often the rules on paid holidays and payslip provision are flouted. According to the Resolution ThinkTank, about one in 20 employees do not get paid...

The £30,000 per annum pre-tax salary threshold for migrant workers  post-Brexit may be reviewed, employers of domestic staff will be interested to learn. The possible change to the threshold has been announced by Home Secretary Sajid Javid. The present focus on £30,000 originated  last year (2018) when...

If a new bill does progress through parliament, then being allowed to work flexible working hours may well be easier. The reason is that the new bill, if passed, would make flexible working the default position for all employees - including of course domestic and household...

Parents of premature babies could be given “neonatal leave” to spend more time with their children once they have left hospital. The plans, which to date have not been been passed into law, were recently announced by former PM Theresa May as part of her “legacy.” Mrs....