Archive: Apr 2014


  • Employment Law, Zero Hours Contracts and the Scottish Independance Debate

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    Ed Miliband stated on Fridaythat any new Labour government would add tough controls to regulate Zero Hours Contracts, but he has stated that any break up of the UK would make such controls very tough to enforce. As Employment Law solicitors the team at Premier Legal have experience of dealing with Zero Hours Contracts and […]


  • Employers are no longer able to reclaim SSP

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    Until the 5 April 2014 employers have been able to claim back some or all of the Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) that they had to pay to employees under the Percentage Threshold Scheme. Unfortunately this facility has been withdrawn and employers will have to bear the cost themselves no matter how many staff they employ. […]


  • ACAS Early Conciliation Transition Period Ending Soon

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    The new rules requiring ACAS early conciliation prior to taking a case to an Employment Tribunal came into force at the beginning of April. However, the first month was a transitional period and Claimants could choose to go directly to the tribunal if they wished. This transitional period will come to an end on 6 […]


  • DNCC Annual Dinner 2014

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    Sarah Robinson and Natalie Thomson attended the DNCC Annual Dinner on Thursday 27th March 2014 at the Belfry Hotel Nottingham. With over 450 attendees and Matthew Parris as the after dinner speaker, it was an excellent night.