April 2020 Employment Law Updates

employment law 2020

Several changes to existing legislation and a number of new pieces of legislation are due to be introduced in April 2020 (or otherwise stated) which gives us time to make sure we make the appropriate changes to keep you compliant. […]

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Financial Advisor Constructively Dismissed

After taking his employer to an Employment Tribunal, Peter Ward, a Financial Advisor who had been with his company since 2009, has been awarded over £17,000 in compensation after the judge ruled Mr. Ward had been unfairly dismissed. The Employment […]

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The Dangers of Workplace Relationships

McDonald’s have dismissed Steve Easterbrook, the organisation’s CEO for violating company policy regarding workplace relationships Whilst McDonald’s have taken the rare step of terminating their CEO for breaching company policy, HR Heroes urge employers to be careful about how it […]

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Another warehouse worker unfairly dismissed…

A warehouse worker from Glasgow has won his Employment Tribunal for unfair and wrongful dismissal after his employer had dismissed him for lying about a health and safety incident that occurred at work. The warehouse worker sprained his ankle while […]

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HMRC settle freelancers £4000 holiday pay claim

Experts warn that freelancers deemed ‘employees’ may bring action after a landmark settlement between HMRC and one of their former freelancers. Caroline Wood, Director at HR Heroes says “this could open the floodgates for legal action from freelancers who have […]

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