September, 2017

Where are employers going wrong when managing annual leave?

Sep 28, 2017 In light of the recent controversy that has surrounded Ryanair in regard to management of annual leave, Personnel Today have published 5 common employer pitfalls. At Employment Law Services (ELS) we h

What to do if your employee resigns and doesnt work notice

Sep 21, 2017 What action can you take when an employee resigns but does not work their required notice period? In the first instance, employees are generally under a contractual duty to give th

Employment Tribunal Statistics remain stable…but for how long?

Sep 19, 2017 Recent statistics produced by the Ministry of Justice showed that the number of claims to the Employment Tribunal between the period April to June 2017 has increased. From April to June there were

Public sector pay cap to be lifted from next year

Sep 13, 2017 Theresa May’s Government announced yesterday they will end the 1% annual cap on public sector pay by 2018 and in 2017, police and prison staff will be awarded with a 2% and 1.7% rise. However, Se

Employer queries regarding data subject access requests

Sep 07, 2017 What are data subject access requests? The Data Protection 1998 provides that employees can act as ‘data subjects’ which allows them to make data subject requests in r