Tag Archives: Employment

The wonder of Woolies – good(ish) news for UK insolvency practitioners

The European Advocate General has today given his opinion in the “Woolworths case” (and two other cases) on the meaning of “establishment” for the purposes of determining when the duty to consult appropriate representatives is triggered under the European Collective Redundancies Directive (the Directive). The good news for insolvency practitioners (IPs) faced with potential consultation is that … Continue Reading

UK Employment Appeal Tribunal Gives Ruling on Holiday Pay Cases

On November 4, 2014, the Employment Appeal Tribunal announced its eagerly awaiting ruling in the case of Bear Scotland Ltd. v. Fulton & anor and other consolidated holiday appeals. These cases addressed the requirement to include non-guaranteed overtime, where an employer is not contractually obliged to offer overtime pay but a worker is contractually obliged … Continue Reading