Royal Mencap Society (Respondent) v Tomlinson-Blake (Appellant) Two “sleep in” care workers appealed to the UK’s highest Court, the Supreme Court, seeking to overturn the decision that they are not entitled to the national minimum wage (NWM) for the duration of their “sleep in” shift. A “sleep in” shift typically means that the employee is
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Managing staff issues and employment matters can be a significant drain on management time, but can also be a legal minefield. We are on hand to provide practical day-to- day advice on managing your employees
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We realise our clients need our input more during times of change or if a dispute arises, but we can also provide advice on ad-hoc queries you may have about managing your employees.
We can guide and support you through:
- Performance and sickness absence management;
- Disciplinaries and grievance processes;
- Discrimination claims;
- Employee relations issues;
- Structuring and implementing family-friendly policies;
- Managing senior-level resignations and dismissals.
These are just examples of some of the matters we handle for our corporate clients. However, we are also on hand to provide pre-emptive advice on how employers can best manage the risk of disputes arising by implementing appropriate policies and governance structures to help mitigate against disputes and, if a dispute does arise, to help you defend any resulting claim.