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Compensation for failure to provide rest breaks extends to personal injury payments
Remedies in UK employment law are generally limited to actual financial losses.
Immigration Update - new rules
The Government announced changes to the Immigration Rules most of which will affect applications made on or after 24 November.
The Brexit vote and the future of employment law in the UK
The Brexit vote gave rise to a great deal of speculation as to what would happen to employment rights.
Beats, shoots and leaves…
The question of the employment status of beaters and pickers-up comes around as regularly as the Glorious Twelfth.
Shared parental pay - £26,000 award where enhancement for mothers was discriminatory
A Scottish employment tribunal has recently awarded over £26,000 compensation to a male employee who brought a claim.
Unannounced immigration audits
The Home Office are cracking down on illegal working and are currently targeting the restaurant industry in particular.
Harassment claim - £18,000 injury to feelings award
The case of AA Solicitors Ltd V Majid, Ms Majid was only employed for a few weeks, she was subjected to numerous acts of sexual harassment.
Protecting disabled person's pay may be reasonable adjustment
Disability discrimination provisions enable disabled employees contribute as much as possible in the workforce, not to treat them as charity
Holiday pay - voluntary overtime included
For some time now it has been clear that all elements of pay that are regularly made should be included in holiday pay.