In Flowers and others v East of England Ambulance Trust, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) held that voluntary overtime must be included in the calculation of holiday pay for ambulance workers with a pattern of voluntary overtime that is sufficiently regular and settled.
NHS hospitals in England have been asked to reach out to staff from other EU countries about continuing to work for the service after Brexit.
Unions and the Labour Party have condemned the government's 2018 civil service pay guidance remit and called for its immediate withdrawal while consultation and negotiations take place.
Changes to self-employment tax rules have "seriously damaged" the NHS and the public sector, according to research by the Association of Independent Professionals and the Self-Employed (IPSE) and the CIPD.
The removal of doctors and nurses from the cap on Tier 2 visas for highly-skilled workers has been welcomed and could be part of the solution to the NHS's resourcing crisis. But what about other sectors struggling to get the staff they need? Ashleigh Wight looks at how others will benefit and what needs to be done to make the migration system fairer.
In Mbubaegbu v Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) held that the summary dismissal of a surgeon was fair where the trust had relied on a pattern of conduct, but there had been no single act amounting to gross misconduct.
In City of York Council v Grosset, the Court of Appeal held that the dismissal of a teacher for showing an 18-rated film to his pupils amounted to discrimination arising from his disability, even though the school had not been aware that the teacher's conduct was linked to his disability.
This article looks at the roles of local authority senior officers and the factors that local authority employers should take into account when appointing senior officers. It also explores other regulatory requirements specific to recruitment in local authorities.
Updated to reflect the European Parliament's approval of the proposed Directive to strengthen whistleblower protection.
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