Employment

Employment disputes Do employees get extra pay on a leap year day?

Every four years, many workers find themselves cramming an extra day of work into an already packed year. But are workers in the UK entitled to extra pay for this extra work?

February 2024 Learn more
Employment disputes How Maternity, Adoption and Shared Parental Leave regulations are changing this year

In this Bitesized Edition, we look at the new Maternity Leave, Adoption Leave and Shared Parental Leave (Amendment) Regulations, set to come into force on 6 April 2024.

February 2024 Learn more
Employment disputes 9 things employers need to know about apprenticeships

With National Apprenticeship Week here, we explain what employers need to consider regarding apprenticeship schemes and their legal obligations.

February 2024 Learn more
Employment disputes How flexible working regulations are changing this year

Amendments to the current flexible working legislation will come into force this year. Any flexible working applications made on or after 6 April 2024 must be dealt with in accordance with the regulations.

January 2024 Learn more
Employment disputes Holiday Pay Guidance from the Government – The Bitesized Edition

The Government has issued guidance on calculating holiday pay to simplify holiday entitlement for irregular hours and part-year workers.

January 2024 Learn more
General advice , Employment disputes Be on your best behaviour at your work Christmas party

Charlotte Ellis. Legal Adviser at DAS Law, looks at the rules surrounding the office Christmas party.

December 2023 Learn more
Employment disputes Don’t get a red card while watching the World Cup at work

If you are planning on watching World Cup matches at work there are a number of important things to consider.

August 2023 Learn more
Employment disputes How employers can prevent harassment or bullying in the workplace

Employers can be liable for employees who have subjected other employees to harassment in the workplace if they have not taken reasonable steps to prevent harassment.

July 2023 Learn more
Employment disputes How “purpose or reasonable effect” can affect workplace harassment cases

Harassment in the workplace has come under a spotlight in the last few years and employers have put their policies and practices under the spotlight to ensure they are doing all they can to eliminate it.

July 2023 Learn more
Employment disputes Restrictive covenants in employment contracts – what the government is proposing

employees are departing who may have had access to trade secrets, strategic plans, financial plans and customer or client confidential information.

July 2023 Learn more
Employment disputes The Sunset Clause Removal: retaining and discarding EU Law – The Bitesized Edition

Following Brexit, in September 2022 the government introduced a bill creating powers to revoke, amend, replace, restate or assimilate approximately 2,400 pieces of EU Law.

June 2023 Learn more
Employment disputes The Carer’s Leave Bill – The Bitesized Edition

This bill introduces the right for employees to take up to one week’s unpaid leave per year for employees who are providing or arranging care.

April 2023 Learn more