Employment Bulletin News

Workers could be compensated for cancelled shifts
The Government has announced new plans that could see those on zero-hour contracts or workers on flexible contracts compensated if
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Bounty (UK) Limited fined £400,000 for breaking data protection regulations
Bounty (UK) Limited have been fined £400,000 by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) for illegally sharing more than 14 million
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North Yorkshire potato processing company fined £50,000 after worker vehicle injury
A potato processing company based in Tadcaster, North Yorkshire, has been sentenced and fined £50,000 for safety breaches after an
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New bands for injury to feelings claims
The guidelines as to the level of compensation to be awarded in claims in the Employment Tribunal involving injury to
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New payslip legislation rolled out
Employers should check that they are compliant with changes to payroll legislation, which came into force on 6 April 2019.
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Directors can be liable for breaches of employment contract
Directors of a limited company can be personally liable for breaches of an employment contract after a High Court ruling.
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Unfair dismissal compensation rates increase
New limits on employment tribunal awards have been announced by the Government. The two key changes to be aware of:
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West Yorkshire food processor fined £1.4 million after worker crush injury
A food processing company based in West Yorkshire has been sentenced after a worker was seriously injured whilst unblocking a
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Gender pay gap widens further in the public sector
The public sector has been unsuccessful in closing its gender pay gap this year. According to latest figures, women within
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Former employee in ‘gig’ economy case loses his claim for £74,000 in holiday pay
A heating engineer who won a claim against Pimlico Plumbers at the Supreme Court, establishing he was a worker and
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