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Government Publishes Good Work Plan

In what has been hailed by the government as ‘the largest upgrade in a generation to workplace rights’ , the Good Work Plan’ was announced just before Christmas. The plan comes as a result of the Matthew Taylor Good Work Review and...

Business Come Dancing 2018

Frettens were proud to take part in the Business Come Dancing annual fundraiser for Pavilion Dance South West, who teamed up with Bournemouth Hospital Charity to raise money for a mini MRI scanner. The black tie event was held at The Cumberland Hotel on...

Are Uber drivers 'workers'?

It is likely you have read or heard about this case as it has rumbled on for some time and has been afforded quite a lot of coverage in the mainstream media. Uber BV v Aslam & others The Court of Appeal judgement on the previous Employment Appeal...

Statements of Employment Particulars

Does an employee have a right to a statement of employment particulars when employed for less than two months? According to the recent judgement in Stefanko and others v Maritime Hotel Ltd , then yes they do, provided they have worked continuously for at...

Can a freeholder refuse to extend a lease?

The value of a leasehold property is affected by how many years are left on the lease.  The shorter the remaining time, the less valuable it becomes and the more expensive it is to extend your lease. If you own, or are considering buying a leasehold...

Parity of Pay for Part-Time Workers

Was it less favourable treatment to pay a part-time worker 50% of full pay for being on duty 53.5% of full time hours? Yes, held the Court of Appeal in British Airways v Pinaud . Mrs Pinaud worked a part-time contract of 14 days on and 14 days off. She had...
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