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Employment

Our commentators cast their eye over the latest developments in the field of employment law, and dig deeply into the legislation which impacts upon your daily work.

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National Living Wage comes into force

Luke Whitmore - Law on the Web

  1. 01 April 2016
  2. Employment
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Today sees the introduction of the National Living Wage, meaning employees aged 25 and over must be paid at least £7.20 an hour.

Low temp work? Your rights if it's too cold in the workplace

Luke Whitmore - Law on the Web

  1. 23 December 2015
  2. Employment
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With most of us feeling winter's chill, what are your rights if your workplace is too cold for you to be comfortable?

Sacked for liking a picture - two more ways social media can get you fired

James Watkins - Law on the Web

  1. 30 November 2015
  2. Employment
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Fired for liking a picture of a jumper on Facebook, or insulting a city on YouTube? Welcome to the world of tomorrow.

Happy holidays? Your rights to time off at Christmas

Luke Whitmore - Law on the Web

  1. 24 November 2015
  2. Employment
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At a time of year where many are seeking to take time off, what does the law have to say about your right to a Christmas break? And on the flipside, what if you'd rather be working?

Out of time? Opting out of the Working Time Regulations

Luke Whitmore - Law on the Web

  1. 11 November 2015
  2. Employment
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The Working Time Regulations limit how long most people can be expected to work for, but there is also the option of opting out. Find out everything you need to know about how it works.