6th March 2013
Stella English, the 2010 winner of BBC One’s hit show The Apprentice, is suing her ex-boss Lord Alan Sugar for constructive unfair dismissal claiming that she was forced to resign after being told that her contract with his company would not be renewed.
She claims that the job was a “sham” from the start and that she was nothing more than an “overpaid lackey” in the £100,000 a year role.
Ms English, 34, was crowned the winner of the sixth…Read More
With the start of the New Year there are the inevitable new changes to employment. There are a number of changes taking place this year that all businesses need to be aware of.
Please see below the 10 key changes so that you are not caught out in the year ahead. If you would like more information please contact Iain lock or Lisa may on (01707) 657277 or e-mail us email@example.com
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1. What is the minimum amount of annual holiday which an employer must provide to all workers?
a) 20 days per annum
b) 24 days per annum
c) 28 days per annum
2. Can an employer refuse a request for annual holiday under the Working Time Regulations?
3. How much notice of holiday do employees have to give…Read More
Many employers are finding they need to change their employees Contracts of Employment. Usually this involves reduced hours of work appropriate to their Company’s changed circumstances.
The golden rule is that employers cannot impose changes on existing employees Contracts of Employment without individual staff agreement. Any changes made to contracts must be agreed with the individual staff member (or their representative).
Once agreed, the changes must be recorded in writing…Read More