Posts Tagged: Employment Tribunal Advice Strathaven

Recommendations on zero-hour contracts

A recent report from think tank the Resolution Foundation has made a number of recommendations regarding the use of zero-hour contracts. The report recommends that: Staff on zero-hour contracts should have the right to a fixed hours contract after 12 months of employment, provided their weekly work pattern has been relatively consistent. A ban on… Read more »

Call for reform of the minimum wage

The man who implemented the national minimum wage in the UK has warned that it is no longer strong enough to tackle the country’s low pay problems. Professor Sir George Bain, the founding chair of the Low Pay Commission which recommends the rate of the minimum wage, is heading up a review of the policy’s… Read more »

Setback for tribunal fees challenge

UNISON has said it will “fight on” in the face of a recent High Court ruling rejecting the trade union’s challenge to the Government’s decision to introduce employment tribunal and employment appeal tribunal fees. Until 29th July last year you did not have to pay a fee to the Government if you wanted to take… Read more »