UK Workers Missing Out on Legal Holiday Entitlement

One in 14 UK workers are not receiving their full legal holiday entitlement, with more women than men missing out and one million people not getting any paid holiday at all. According to a TUC analysis published in July, nearly two million employees are not getting...

Ignoring Allegations of Discrimination: Still No Laughing Matter

As you are aware, a claim for discrimination of any sort can be disastrous for a company. The recent case of Otshudi v Base Childrenswear Ltd evidences this and demonstrates the consequences of bad procedures and practice. The facts of the case are as follows: An...

Self-employed v Employee Update

Changes to tax laws surrounding self employment and IR35 have caused a bit of an uproar and 170,000 self employed workers face paying up to £7,500 extra year tax under new employment laws. Alongside this, we have seen further cases coming up on the employed v self...

Question of the Month: “How can we make an employee redundant?”

Should we make an employee redundant using a
settlement agreement for an underperforming employee? Answer We have been asked this several times in the last month so we thought it was an important one to explain further. There are five fair reasons to terminate...

It’s Getting Hot in Here

Summer has finally arrived in full force… How many times over the past weeks have you said the word, ‘hot’? We have experienced unusually high temperatures, hitting 38 degrees in some places. If the news is anything to go by, this type of weather may become more...

Top Questions for July 2019

A visual summary of the top questions fielded by DLP Advisers in July 2019. Click image to enlarge Additional Reading It’s Getting Hot in Here Employment Law, HR A heatwave can have a massive impact on the workforce, and staff… read more Top Questions for...