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  • Employment Law Status Update – Another blow to the gig economy

    15 November 2018

    In another blow to the gig economy, the Employment Appeal Tribunal in Addison Lee Ltd v Lange has confirmed that drivers are workers – not self-employed – and are therefore entitled to workers’ rights such as paid holiday and the National Minimum Wage. …

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  • Employment Law Update October 2018

    23 October 2018

    Welcome to the October 2018 Employment Law Update. We hope that you will find this informative and useful in keeping you up to date.…

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  • Have you paid the data protection fee?

    22 October 2018

    Alongside the implementation of the GDPR in May 2018, organisations and sole traders who process personal data are now required to pay an annual data protection fee to the Information Commissioners Office (“ICO”) unless they are exempt. The fee replaces the old registration scheme and is intended to fund the work carried out by the ICO.…

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  • The importance of a Claimant providing evidence in support of their disability

    22 October 2018

    The Employment Appeal Tribunal (‘EAT) has considered in Francis Mutombo-Mpania –v- Angard Staffing Solutions Limited whether the Claimant, despite previously denying he had one, had provided evidence to show he suffered from a disability, and whether the Respondent was aware of the disability.…

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  • Brexit and the Premier League

    21 August 2018

    Besides Immigration law, another of my passions is football. My interest was therefore at fever pitch when the two subjects collided in the news following revelations that Brexit, and the end of free movement rights may negatively impact the quality of the global product that is the Premier League.…

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  • Voluntary overtime should be included in the calculation of holiday pay

    20 August 2018

    The Employment Appeal Tribunal (‘the EAT’) has recently held in the case of Flowers & Others v East of England Ambulance Trust (‘the Trust’) that voluntary overtime should be included in the calculation of holiday pay in accordance with the Working Time Directive.…

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