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My employer refuses to pay holiday pay - does my entitlement carry over to the following year?

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Yes, according to the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) in a recent important judgment. In King v Sash Windows, the CJEU heard that Mr King was believed to be self-employed, and his 'employer' therefore did not give him paid...

Apprenticeship levy - what you need to know

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The apprenticeship levy came into effect from 6 April 2017 and applies to employers in England, who have an annual pay bill above £3m. How is the levy calculated? The levy is 0.5 per cent of the annual pay bill....

Pay whilst on-call or sleeping at work: am I entitled to the national minimum wage?

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Are workers entitled to the national minimum wage when 'on-call', or sleeping, at work? ‘It depends’ according to a recent decision in the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT). The EAT confirmed the following factors can assist in...

Workers priced out of employment tribunals

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Recent study of government figures by TUC has unveiled a shocking 60% drop in the number of employment tribunal cases filed since the introduction of increased fees back in 2013. Employment tribunal cases including sexism, racism and disability have fallen...