Uber drivers in the UK will now be entitled to the national minimum wage, holiday pay and rest breaks after being officially classed as workers rather than self-employed by the Supreme Court.
The number of claims received by employment tribunals has jumped 27% in the last year to 42,392, according to employment law firm GQ Littler.
This week marks the 50th anniversary of the UK’s Equal Pay Act, yet employment tribunal records suggest that employers still have a long way to go before it’s aims are achieved.
As the COVID-19 crisis continues employers are turning their attention to the emerging employment issues for which there is no playbook, such as conducting procedures in the context of remote working...
Employment tribunals could cease to be as effective if judges do not exercise their power to dismiss unlikely claims early, according to a partner at law firm GQ|Littler
The Employment Lawyers Association (ELA) is concerned that allowing lower courts and tribunals to depart from retained EU law will lead to uncertainty
Ride-hailing company Uber is reportedly trying to establish a new category to exonerate itself of any responsibility for its employees