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In my blog on 10th September I talked about employees’ entitlement to pay whilst off work sick. Many employees, particularly those who have been on long term sick leave, worry about whether they may be subject to a sickness absence dismissal as a result of their ill-health.
There is no automatic right to receive pay whilst you are off work sick, unless your contract specifically provides for this and/or you qualify for statutory sick pay. Read on for more information about your entitlement to sick pay.
Has your employer or a prospective employer asked about your criminal record history? Read on to learn more about an employer’s right to request such information and the obligation of employees/prospective employees to provide it.
The Court of Appeal has this week clarified the position of holiday pay for people working part-time or irregular hours. Read on for more information.
In my blog earlier this week I talked about carrying over unused holiday to the next leave year. Read on for more information about the circumstances in which an employee might be able to carry over unused holiday to the next year and sometimes beyond.
It’s the summer holidays! Most of us enjoy a break or time away from work at this time of year. But do you know what your holiday entitlement is and what your rights are to request and take leave? Read on for more information.
An agency worker typically ‘signs up’ with an employment agency to work for one or more of the employment agency’s clients. Assignments are often for a fixed period, but can be long term and open-ended. The rights of agency workers are often far from clear because there are different rights and obligations depending on an agency worker’s employment status. There is also legislation which specifically grants or excludes certain rights to agency workers, regardless of their employment status.
It is becoming more and more common for employees to record conversations at work covertly. There are a number of reasons why an employee might wish to do this, but what are the potential consequences for an employee who does record a conversation covertly and are recordings ever admissible in Employment Tribunal proceedings? Read on for more information.