Companies using app driven sales Recently, seemingly conflicting, rulings regarding Deliveroo and Uber have left companies and payroll professionals a little confused. Deliveroo are an on-line food delivery company; a customer will order from a local restaurant menu through the Deliveroo website and Deliveroo bring the food to the customer usually via a moped/cyclist. Deliveroo…

Date posted: November 30, 2017

 Would you take a sabbatical? Despite almost two-thirds (65%) of British employees saying they would consider an extended leave away from work, it seems they are unlikely to take such a break and instead risk burn-out. New research, commissioned Opodo.co.uk, compared Britain with other nations across Europe and the USA, which reveals that British workers…

Date posted: November 23, 2017

In October 2016, a sales consultant with British Gas, Mr. Lock, took his employers to an employment tribunal where he claimed that his holiday pay did not include what he may have earned from results-based commission. His commission would fluctuate depending on how he performed in any given month but claimed he should have some…

Date posted: November 16, 2017

The rate for the Voluntary Living Wage has been increased by The Living Wage Foundation. For the majority of the UK the rate has increased from £8.45 to £8.75. For employees living in London the increase has moved from £9.75 to £10.20. These increases represent 3.6% and 4.6% rise in the UK and London respectively….

Date posted: November 9, 2017

The festive season is approaching – office parties will be organised, mulled wine stocked and secret Santa’s picked. However, employers need to be a little bit wary of what gifts they generously decide to bestow upon their workforce as some gifts may end up costing more than just the price tag! Extra holidays at Christmas…

Date posted: November 2, 2017