28/05 – May 2015 Newsletter

/28/05 - May 2015 Newsletter

ACAS Code of Practice

There is some change to the detail of the wording on the right to be accompanied, but we would also like to clarify a rather important point of wording that crops up and which could easily mislead. Workers have a statutory right to be accompanied by a companion at a disciplinary or appeal hearing which [...]

May 28th, 2015|28/05 - May 2015 Newsletter|

From May 26 Exclusivity Clauses in Zero Hours Contracts Have Been Banned

Apparently as from 26 May exclusivity clauses in zero-hours contracts have been banned. We gather that this is some two months after the government said that they had been banned and is contained in the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act, 2015. The second provision, dealt with under the same Act raise the maximum penalty [...]

May 28th, 2015|28/05 - May 2015 Newsletter|