Zero hours contracts and a 15 minute redundancy ‘consultation’
Employment Issues / In the News

Zero hours contracts and a 15 minute redundancy ‘consultation’

I was pleased to have been quoted as a ‘senior employment lawyer’ in an important story for business in the Independent and The i today.  The story follows the closure of a USC fashion warehouse where employees were given only 15 minutes notice of their dismissal, expected to be sufficient time for proper consultation. The … Continue reading

Employment Issues / In the News

Capping Unfair Dismissal

Last week, the business secretary Vince Cable announced that more reforms were planned to make it ‘easier for firms to hire staff while protecting basic labour rights’. Further details of the consultation are available HERE. This is the latest development in the coalition Government’s systematic review of employment law since it took office and follows the … Continue reading