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To pay or not to pay rolled up holiday pay

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“We pay our casual workers rolled up holiday pay, although on the payslips it is shown separately as an hourly rate and a holiday pay payment.  We have been told by one of our casuals that we are doing this illegally. Whilst the government and ACAS recommend we don’t do it this way, citizens advice […]

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Avoiding the redundancy pitfalls – collective consultation

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Unfortunately, there is a fair amount of news in the press about redundancies and restructures. Large corporations such  as BAE Systems and BT are some of the employers having to face reorganisations resulting in large scale staff cuts. Subject to how many redundancies are being proposed, collective consultation may need to be commenced. Certainly for large corporations as above, we […]

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How to manage mental health in the workplace

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There is a mixed reaction to mental health in the work place.  Some employers are sympathetic and seek to work with their staff, offering access to Counselling, Occupational Health referrals and paid leave.  Others suffer with managing the absence in a busy and potentially small team. What is the correct legal approach? I would always […]