Court of Appeal decides that a ‘self-employed’ plumber has worker rights

Court of Appeal decides that a ‘self-employed’ plumber has worker rights

February 13, 2017

Last week, the Court of Appeal said that a ‘self-employed’ plumber who worked for Pimlico Plumbers (PP) was a worker. A worker sits between an employee and someone who is self-employed.

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Is it illegal to force women to wear high heels in the workplace?

Is it illegal to force women to wear high heels in the workplace?

February 1, 2017

Women being forced to wear high heels at work has been the subject of a report by a parliamentary committee. The committee looked at whether it was illegal for an employer to require its female staff to wear high heels.

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The New Right To Shared Parental Leave And Pay – Are You Ready?

The New Right To Shared Parental Leave And Pay – Are You Ready?

October 30, 2014

The government is introducing a new right to shared parental leave and pay for babies due or children matched for adoption on or after 5 April 2015. This is part of its reforms to encourage both parents to be involved in the care of their children. Shared parental leave and pay is designed to allow parents to split time off work in the first year after birth or adoption in a way that suits them.

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