Tag: employment law.

Asleep on the Job – Overnight in the Care Sector

Asleep on the Job? Should those within the care sector who are expected to ‘be present’ overnight at their place of work, be paid the National Minimum Wage (NMW)? rhw Solicitors look at two key cases in this specific area which is causing concern amongst care providers. There have been various key legal cases focusing […]

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Settlement Agreements – What you need to know!

Settlement Agreements are quite a hot topic at the moment. I have heard them being discussed on several high profile business programmes on TV and Radio. There seems to be some misunderstandings about what they actually are, what they cover and don’t cover and the rights of those who are affected by them. Let rhw’s […]

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rhw – Employment Law Update 2013

1. Pre-termination negotiations. When is an off the record chat not off the record? The answer used to be pretty much anytime an employer is speaking to an employee.  However, this changed on 29 July 2013 when it became possible to have “Confidential Pre-Termination Negotiations”. In other words, provided employers go about things in the right way, […]

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