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An early Christmas present from the CJEU?

The latest judgment in the holiday pay case law saga has sent again sent ripples through the HR and employment law community and has the potential to prove costly for some employers. Mr King worked for The Sash Window Company Limited from 1 June 1999 until 6 October 2012, when he retired.  Throughout that period […]

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Asda loses its appeal in the initial stages of a multiple equal pay case

Asda has been in the news recently regarding an equal pay case in the Employment Appeal Tribunal (“EAT”).  The case has been brought by a group of predominantly female shop workers who are claiming equal pay to a group of largely male distribution workers.  Asda appealed an employment tribunal decision on a preliminary issue relating […]

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Childcare Vouchers

The EAT has held that there is no statutory obligation to continue provide childcare vouchers under salary sacrifice scheme during maternity leave Many employers provide employees with childcare vouchers as a benefit of their employment, usually by way of a “salary sacrifice” arrangement, which has certain tax and NIC advantages to both parties. During ordinary […]

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