The government has revised its naming and shaming scheme calling out businesses which fail to pay their workers the National Minimum Wage (...).
To establish an individual’s employment status, tribunals have to consider certain tests. In Stuart Delivery Ltd v Augustine, the Employment Appeal Tribunal held that a motorbike courier for a delivery company was a worker as he was obliged to perform the work personally and had no effective right of substitution (...).
When deciding whether a dismissal is fair or unfair, tribunals have to consider whether the employer had acted reasonably in all the circumstances. In Sunshine Hotel Ltd t/a Palm Court Hotel v Goddard, the Employment Appeal Tribunal held that a separate investigatory hearing and disciplinary hearing is not required in every case "by right" (...).