Obesity and Discrimination

Obesity and Discrimination Obesity is the accumulation of excessive body fat, defined as a body mass index (BMI) of over 30. It is often unfairly associated with negative personality traits such as laziness, and gluttony. Obese people can therefore find it more...

Labour Government and Zero-Hour Contracts

Labour Government and Zero-Hour Contracts A zero-hours contract does not guarantee the employee any minimum number of hours of work, meaning that there can be long periods when no work at all is available. Contracts vary in respect of the employee’s obligations to...

Employment (Allocation of Tips) Bill

Employment (Allocation of Tips) Bill What is the new law? The Employment (Allocation of Tips) Bill will be in force from 1 October 2024.  From that date, employers will be required to allocate tips to staff in a fair way, in line with a statutory Code of Practice. The...

Working From Home, Post-Covid

Working From Home, Post-Covid Lockdowns may now seem like a distant memory, but for numerous UK employees, working from home has become the norm, and is perceived as their right. Many employees argue that they get more work done at home, that they can balance their...

General Election 2024

General Election 2024 The UK general election is due to be held on 4 July 2024, and a Labour government, which is currently the predicted outcome, would mean some potential amendments to employment law. The Labour party has outlined around sixty potential reforms to...