Zero hours contracts: a 2015 general election hot potato
Employment Issues / In the News

Zero hours contracts: a 2015 general election hot potato

In the run-up to the UK General Election, last month I wrote a feature for Real Business which is reproduced below.  Following last week’s first TV ‘debate’ which saw both David Cameron and Ed Miliband declare they could not work under zero hours contracts, it is likley that both parties manifestos will address this thorny … Continue reading

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