Updated to include information on O’Sullivan v DMS Demolition Ltd, in which the EAT considered if unofficial work carried out before the start date counted for continuity purposes.
The Government has announced plans to change the way breaks in employment are treated, which could have a greater impact for local government than for employers in the private sector, due to the operation of the modification order.
This article looks at the factors that local authority employers should take into account when determining employees' continuous service.
A table listing the statutory rights with no qualifying period.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to continuous service.