Should employees be offered repeated fixed-term contracts when there is a need for permanent employment? Europe’s highest court has ruled this is new against EU law – a decision which could have ramifications for UK businesses.
Waterfront’s Matthew Hodson, tells the Gazette that renewing a fixed-term contract can already amount to unlawful treatment under the UK’s Fixed-term Employees (Prevention of Less Favourable Treatment) Regulations 2002.
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In the news this week has been the speculation over Manchester United’s decision in respect of their player, Mason Greenwood. Greenwood was charged with rape and assault, but the charges – which he denies – were dropped back in February. We learnt yesterday that Greenwood’s time with the…
The Employment Relations (Flexible Working) Bill has now completed its journey through parliament and the Employment Relations (Flexible Working) Act 2023 is currently awaiting Royal Assent. What is changing?