With the Taylor Review recently published there has been a flurry of discussion as to what legal changes this may bring and the potential impact on employees. We have summarised the 7 main points of the review, which aims to make ‘all work in the UK economy fair and decent with realistic scope for development and fulfilment’, that you should be aware of.
5. To attempt to cut down on the number of zero hour contracts, those working in the gig economy with zero hour contracts should benefit from a higher national minimum wage.
6. Both zero hour contract and agency workers should have the right to request a contract with guaranteed hours from their employer if they have worked on a zero hours contract for 12 months or more.
7. Employers should report how many requests are received and whether they are approved.
August 3, 2017
The Employment Appeal Tribunal has decided that if employees are paid for overtime, this should be taken into account when paying holiday pay. This includes any shift premiums and allowances...