According to analysis published by the TUC, there are now nearly one million night workers aged over 50 in Britain (...).
Breach of contract claims that are heard by tribunals are subject to a cap of £25,000. The Employment Appeal Tribunal has held in Ugradar v Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust that where an employee brings a claim for both contractual and statutory redundancy payments, when the £25,000 cap applies, statutory redundancy is not included within the cap and statutory redundancy pay should be awarded in addition to the £25,000 maximum (...).
Under the Employment Rights Act, workers have the right not to be subject to a detriment or dismissal if they refuse to comply with a requirement imposed on them by their employer in contravention of the Working Time Regulations. In Pazur v Lexington Catering Services Ltd, the Employment Appeal Tribunal held that workers must communicate that refusal to their employer in order to be protected by the legislation (...).