Holiday Pay Reference Period

As you will have seen in our January newsletter, as part of the Good Work Plan, coming into effect on 6 April 2020, the holiday pay reference period used for determining a week’s pay is increasing from 12 weeks to 52 weeks. But, in practice, what...

Veganism and philosophical belief

It was almost as if the Employment Tribunal planned its judgment in advance as we kicked off “veganuary” with a judgment concerning the status of “ethical veganism” (Casamitjana v League Against Cruel Sports (LACS)). Regular readers will be well...

Good Work Plan Changes

It feels like a distant memory but back in December 2018 the government published its Good Work Plan. Some requirements of the plan will come into force on 6 April 2020 and suggest that you begin your preparations as soon as possible. The stated...