Employment Law Updates
Security Guards Ruled To Be Agency Workers
An employer, in this case a company supplying security guards, has found retrospectively that a zero hours worker was entitled to parity in terms and conditions with those staff employed directly by the end user.   In this case, a security company provided a guard to an end user, on...
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Employment Law Updates
Holiday Pay and Voluntary Overtime
The Appeal Tribunal has ruled that voluntary overtime should be taken into account when calculating holiday pay. This follows a steady creep in this direction from previous cases looking at compulsory overtime.    The case in question (Flowers v East Of England Ambulance Trust) concerns a public body, and so...
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Employment Law Updates
“I thought they were self-employed, so I didn’t pay them holiday!”
The now famous case of the Pimlico Plumbers, which we have reported on twice already when in the lower courts, has now been heard in the Supreme Court and there are no surprises in the judgement. This was a case of a plumbing company who used what it thought were self-employed...
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