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Zero hours to minimum-hours contracts Publication date: 10.05.2016
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In April 2016 it was reported that McDonald’s had given staff who are engaged on zero-hours contracts the opportunity to swap over to minimum weekly hours contracts. What are the benefits of this approach?
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Agency workers: let’s be up front Publication date: 10.05.2016
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On 8 May 2016 the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Businesses (Amendment) Regulations 2016 came into force. They introduce one major change that you need to be aware of. What is it?
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zero-hours contracts and unfair dismissal Publication date: 15.01.2016
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zero-hours contracts and unfair dismissal..A new right. On 11 January 2016 The Exclusivity Terms in Zero Hours Contracts (Redress) Regulations 2015 came into force. They provide that eligible individuals who are on zero-hours contracts must not be dismissed or subjected to a detriment because they’ve breached an exclusivity clause contained in the...
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Q&A - zero-hours contracts Publication date: 09.11.2015
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Q&A - zero-hours contracts..Q. We understand that we can no longer include exclusivity clauses in zero-hours contracts (or rely on those that exist) as their use is now prohibited by the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015 . However, if an employee who is on such a contract wishes to work elsewhere, can we insist that they first seek...
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Agency workers: avoid liability for an underpayment Publication date: 06.11.2014
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An end user has been ordered to compensate an agency worker who wasn’t paid the appropriate rate of pay after twelve weeks in the same job. Why did the tribunal hold it, rather than the agency, solely liable for the shortfall?
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Agency workers - moving and losing? Publication date: 25.01.2012
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Agency workers - moving and losing?.. Q. Under the Agency Workers Regulations 2010 (AWR), an agency worker is entitled to the same basic working and employment conditions as a directly hired comparable employee after twelve weeks in the same role. To avoid this, can we let them go at, say, eleven weeks and ask the agency to provide a different one?...
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