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Every hour you are in work, you should be paid National Minimum Wage or more, right? Wrong. In a recent Supreme Court case, an exception was highlighted. Read all about it here. More...

  • Mr Kubilius was employed as a lorry driver and made deliveries on behalf of his employer to major clients such as Tate and Lyle sugar refinery.
  • Tate and Lyle made it compulsory to wear face masks at their sites, during the first Covid-19 lockdown, even for visitors. Mr Kubilius was asked to wear a face mask while inside the cab of his vehicle numerous times. Mr Kubilius refused and was banned from the site.
  • He brought a claim for unfair dismissal against his employer.
  • Judge ruled that the “decision to dismiss fell within the range of reasonable responses”.

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We’re coming to the end of the financial year, and it is time to look ahead. In this update post, we summarise the recent changes in employment law and outline what to expect in the months to come. More...

The Employment Tribunal have published their quarterly statistics for July to September 2020 and it is clear that there has been an increase in employment claims being submitted.

Read about what types of claims have risen, here. More...

‘No Jab, No Job’, that’s the vaccine policy Pimlico Plumbers, Founder and Chairman, Charlie Mullins, plans to adopt.

Speaking to City A.M, Mr Mullins has revealed that the company’s lawyers would be modifying contracts to make the vaccine mandatory for all new hires and require existing workers to have a vaccine, but is this something employers can legally implement? More...

With effect from 15th February 2015 EU Regulations on Consumer Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) allow consumers who bought our services online to submit their complaint via an online complaint portal.

We are required under the regulations to provide our clients the following information:-
  1. Link to the ODR platform - please follow the following link for further information (http://ec.europa.eu/consumers/odr).
  2. Our contact email address in case of a complaint under the ODR regulation – Andrea Coombes andrea.c@howellslegal.com