This month we look at new ACAS guidance on handling redundancies, guidance for employers who have over (or under) claimed under the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme and ongoing Government support for employers hit by the pandemic
The Employment Appeal Tribunal has held that a profitability bonus was not part of a week’s pay for a worker with normal working hours, and therefore not part of holiday pay in respect of 1.6 weeks entitlement to holiday under UK law.
TUPE transfers – to more than one employer!
The ECJ has handed down what may prove to be an important decision in the case of ISS Facility Services v Govaerts, deciding that where a particular service being provided to a single client is split between multiple new providers, employees can transfer under TUPE to more than one of those providers, based on the split of work they carry out.
In two recent cases on the knotty issue of employment status, the tribunals have set out yet again the underlying principles which determine whether someone is an employee, a worker, or genuinely self-employed.