Biz-Care is a short-term, easy-in/easy-out employment law rescue package to support business owners and HR managers with bespoke, and current legal advice and guidance during the COVID-19 crisis.
We appreciate that crisis management combined with cash flow issues, adds extra strain to making decisions about your workforce. If not managed properly, knee-jerk or panicked decisions can ultimately end up with you in an Employment Tribunal. This is something we are committed to helping you avoid.
How many of you recruit someone for £30,000 - £50,000 or more. You go through first and second interviews, maybe you pay a recruitment agent. You have proper “on boarding” processes as they are now called. But then what do you rely upon?
A recent finding of an Employment Tribunal has added fuel to the call for greater clarity concerning the definition of a “worker”. This case O’Eachtiarna and others v CitySprint (UK) involved five cycle couriers who were engaged by CitySprint. The couriers claimed they were entitled to holiday pay as they were “workers” for the company a point that was contested by the respondent.
Unusually for the Premier League Rafa Benitez, Newcastle United’s beloved manager, found himself coming towards the end of his three-year contract but without a firm offer that would entice him to stay.