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The final stage on the rules for Tipping and gratuities

New rules to ensure fairness and transparency around handling tips and gratuities will soon go live for hospitality and other service sector businesses.    New rules to ensure fairness and transparency around handling tips and gratuities will soon go live for hospitality and other service sector businesses.  These are designed to ensure an even-handed approach […]

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Reform of Holiday Pay

The basic right to annual leave is that a worker is entitled to 5.6 weeks’ leave each year. This is the equivalent to 28 days for those working five days a week. Subsequently, a part time worker is entitled to a pro rata amount of 28 days, according to the number of days they work. […]

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Paternity Leave and Carer’s Leave

From 6 April 2024, where the expected week of childbirth or expected date of placement for adoption falls on or after this date, paternity leave will be able to be taken in two blocks of one week, rather than having to take two weeks leave consecutively. In addition, the leave can be taken at any […]

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Employee Complaints

In a recent case we dealt with, our client had received a bullying complaint from an employee who didn’t want any formal investigation or action to be taken. What are the risks here, and what should employers do in this situation? Much will depend on the seriousness of the allegation/misconduct in question and the type […]

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Directors’ Duties and The Threat of Insolvency

With the UK economy facing an uncertain path on account of domestic and global upheaval, businesses continue to face challenges, and it is essential for directors to be mindful of their duties both generally and more particularly where there is the risk of insolvency.  The Insolvency Service has issued refresher guidance on the Government website […]

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