holiday pay

THE HIDDEN COST OF HOLIDAY PAY

  • 01 May 2014
  • McGrade

Every worker has an entitlement to paid annual leave. The purpose of holiday pay is to put the worker, in terms of salary, in a posit...

Restrictive Convenants

RESTRICTIVE CONVENANTS

  • 01 April 2014
  • McGrade

In a time of economic uncertainty, employers naturally wish to protect their business and client/customer base. Often employers will seek to d...

early conciliation

ACAS EARLY CONCILIATION

  • 01 March 2014
  • McGrade

The ACAS early conciliation procedure is the next instalment of the Government’s overhaul of employment law and will come into effect on 6 A...

illegal workers

ILLEGAL WORKERS

  • 01 February 2014
  • McGrade

The recent furore over the resignation of former immigration minister Mark Harper has brought into focus the question of illegal working. It i...

tupe law

TUPE LAW IS CHANGING

  • 01 January 2014
  • McGrade

The Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment Regulations) 2006 (known as “the TUPE Regulations”) provide protection to employees...

staff christmas party

BEWARE THE STAFF CHRISTMAS PARTY

  • 01 December 2013
  • McGrade

With the festive period upon us, most companies will have arranged a staff Christmas party. A Christmas party is a good opportunity for staff ...

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