Employment Law Update March 2020

The latest employment law news and case law.
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Coronavirus Update

Our most up-to-date article on the Covid-19 pandemic was last updated on 11th March and includes announcements made in the budget to help businesses deal with the effects of Coronavirus...

 

Is dismissal for whistleblowing automatically unfair?

A dismissal will be automatically unfair if the main reason for the dismissal is the fact that the employee has 'blown the whistle' on malpractice...

 

Redundancy - alternative employment and trial periods

A dismissal for redundancy is likely to be unfair unless the employer has considered whether there is suitable alternative employment within the business (or group). If suitable alternative employment is offered, it might be subject to a statutory 4 week trial period if the role, place of work or other terms and conditions are different from the previous job...

 

Holiday pay and carry over

The European Working Time Directive entitles workers to at least 4 weeks' holiday per year. Many countries, including the UK, choose to give workers additional holiday entitlement over and above the minimum...

March 2020
Paul Burton
Associate - Head of Employment
Paul is an employment solicitor specialising in both contentious and non-contentious matters.
pburton@frettens.co.uk
01202 499255

 
 
Kate Fretten
Partner - Employment
Kate specialises in both contentious and non-contentious employment issues.
kfretten@frettens.co.uk
01202 499255

 
Chris Dobbs
Employment Solicitor
Chris acts for both employers and employees whether in dispute and tribunal work or providing HR advice.
cdobbs@frettens.co.uk
01202 499255
 
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