Minimum wage guidance update – ‘Sleep-in’ shifts

Guidance on calculating the minimum wage has been updated to reflect the joined employment law cases of Mencap v Tomlinson-Blake and Shannon v Rampersad with regard to sleep-in shifts. “Sleep-in” shifts In some sectors – including, but not only, the care sector – workers are required to stay at or near their workplace on the… Continue reading Minimum wage guidance update – ‘Sleep-in’ shifts

Government considering re-introducing Employment Tribunal Fees

According to the Law Society Gazette the government is considering reintroducing tribunal fees. Whilst no detail is given, the Ministry of Justice has said it is confident that a fee system can be found which does not deny Claimants access to justice, for which the government was criticised in R (on the application of UNISON)… Continue reading Government considering re-introducing Employment Tribunal Fees