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Are employers responsible for what happens at the Christmas party?

As we approach the festive season many companies are likely to have planned their annual Christmas party. Whilst festive social gatherings are usually very popular with the workforce, and can offer the chance to reward and engage with employees, they can also give rise to instances of poor behaviour from staff. Alcohol consumption, coupled with… Continue reading Are employers responsible for what happens at the Christmas party?

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