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Are the Flexible Working Regulations about to become more flexible?

The Employment Relations (Flexible Working) Bill 2022-23 continues to progress through Parliament and entered the Report stage of the House of Commons on 24 February 2023. Under the current scheme (Employment Rights Act, Part VIIIA) employees with 26 or more weeks of continuous service are entitled to request a change in working hours, times worked,

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The first Gathering

We have held the first Gathering today and we have had great feedback on how successful it has been (and no techy gliches yippee!) Our next session of The Gathering will be held on Tuesday 25th April 2023 at 10am.  If any clients have suggestions for topics to be covered please either call us on

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Amendment to National Minimum Wages Rates

National Minimum Wage (Amendment) Regulations 2023 LNB News 31/01/2023 24 Document Information Published date: 31 January 2023 Enactment citation: SI 2023/Draft Commencement date: 1 April 2023 Legislation affected: SI 2015/621 amended Enabling power: National Minimum Wage Act 1998, ss 1(3), 2(1), (2)(d), (5), 3(2)(b), 51(1)(a) Jurisdiction: England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales SI 2023/Draft: These draft Regulations are laid to amend the National

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Supporting Local Business

Creideasach Employment Law Specialists is delighted to announce that they have been successfully selected to provide Employment Law and Human Resources support to a variety of businesses within the Clackmannanshire area to aid business recovery, employment sustainability and growth. This service will be provided in conjunction with Clackmannanshire Council (Economic Development) and Business Gateway/Ceteris.

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The Gathering

Creideasach is delighted to confirm that it will be holding the first session of ‘The Gathering’ on Tuesday, 21st February 2023, 10am to 11am, via Zoom (no software required). This session will be conducted by Steve Maguire and will commence with a short review of unfair dismissal law before opening to a Q&A for all

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Consultation on the calculation of holiday entitlement for part-year and Irregular Hours Workers, could the 12.07% method be reintroduced?

Further to the Supreme Court’s Judgment in Harpur Trust v Brazel the Government has commenced a consultation process. The Harpur Trust judgment in effect gave part-year workers (term-time, etc) a larger holiday entitlement than part-time workers who work the same total number of hours across a year. The Government proposes to address this disparity by

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Can the sole criterion for selection for redundancy be the date of when a fixed term contract is due to end?

This was the question that was before the Employment Appeal Tribunal [EAT] in Mogane v Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and another [2023] IRLR 44. Background: The NHS Trust was faced with a redundancy situation due to financial constraints. They had two nurses on fixed term contracts, the claimant and one other. The claimant

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