Overtime for Employees

Overtime for Employees

Overtime is usually classed as hours worked over a businesses full-time hours requirement. If an employee has fixed working hours, for example, Monday to Friday 9.00am until 5.00pm then overtime becomes additional hours that are worked over and above the standard hours specified with an employees terms and conditions. Employers can offer overtime for a […]

Driving with Diabetes

Driving with Diabetes

You need to advise the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) if you have a medical condition that may affect your driving. If the doctor tells you to stop driving for three months or more OR you do not meet the required standards for certain entitlements on your licence, due to a medical condition, you […]

Staff Uniform Costs

Staff Uniform Costs

Staff Uniform Costs The National Minimum Wage (NMW) has been the hot topic of discussion in recent headlines, discussing the latest government list that has named and shamed employers who have failed to pay their workers the NMW. With some employers being in the news for simply not paying their staff the minimum hourly rate, […]

Contract Variation Process

Contract Variation Process

In order to implement a change to an employee’s working hours or job title, you would need to follow the contract variation process.  We have set this out below for you to follow and advised which template(s) you would need to download. The required template would be Template 2.7 Letter Varying Contract – Job Title You will […]

Record 22,400 Minimum Wage Workers to receive millions in backpay after underpayment by employers

Record 22,400 Minimum Wage Workers to receive millions in backpay after underpayment by employers

Nearly 240 employers who underpaid the National Living and Minimum Wage named today £1.44m in back pay has been identified for 22,400 workers, with the employers fined additional £1.97m Employers underpaid workers by taking deductions from wages for uniforms, underpaying apprentices and failing to pay travel time The names of 239 employers found to have […]