If your business relies on casual labour, you may well be using zero hours contracts. However, there has been much criticism of how these contracts are used. Guidance is now available to help employers use them correctly.
Where an organisation is to take over the delivery of a service, workers who currently do that work sometimes transfer over to that new service provider. It’s a fundamental rule of TUPE. However, only workers who are assigned to an “organised grouping of employees” make the move. A recent case examines this in more detail.
As part of moves to close the gender pay gap, the Government has announced that larger employers – those with more than 250 employees - will be forced to publish details of the bonus payments they make to male and female staff. This is expected to take effect in the first half of 2016.