Employment Bulletin News

Review of parental leave announced
The latest research into parental leave has found that less than one in three fathers take up paternity leave. The
Read more.
Your chance to comment on the Government’s proposal to revamp sick pay eligibility
The Government has announced new proposals that would see around two million low-paid workers receive statutory sick pay for the
Read more.
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
Read more.
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
Read more.
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
Read more.
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
Read more.
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.
Read more.
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.
Read more.
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:
Read more.
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
Read more.