We are often asked what the legal position is in relation to holiday for employees who are off on long-term sick leave – in particular where their absence has spanned over an institution’s holiday year.
An employee informs you that their mobile phone, iPod, cash and other personal effects have been taken or damaged. Is an institution responsible for loss or damage caused to employees’ personal property while they are at work?
Changes to the rules on preventing illegal working were brought in with effect from 29 February 2008. These changes are part of the Government’s overhaul of the UK immigration system and a crackdown on illegal working.
Last year, 2007, was a busy year in employment law terms. A number of significant developments are also anticipated in this year. We already know when some things will happen, but others are as yet unconfirmed. Following are a few dates to note: