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
Bradley joined Machins in July 2020 as a trainee solicitor and is currently working in the Employment team.
Bradley studied law at the University of Leicester, before doing the Legal Practice Course at De Montfort University where he achieved a distinction.
Before working at Machins, Bradley worked as a paralegal in the Private Client department at another Bedfordshire firm.
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Mr G Lewis v Dow Silicones UK Limited Mr Lewis (the Claimant) resigned following a TUPE transfer and claimed unfair dismissal as a result of fundamental breaches of contract by his employer and/or on a breach of regulation 4(9) of TUPE arising from the introduction of new standby/call out arrangements and an extension of his
In January 2019, Seyi Omooba was cast as the lead role in the theatre production of “Celie” which was to be a joint production by the Curve Theatre Leicester and the Birmingham Hippodrome. Following her appointment in the role, it was brought to light that Ms Omooba had previously made anti LGBT comments on her own
More than 90,000 Uber drivers will welcome the news that the UK’s Supreme Court has ruled that they are to be treated as workers, rather than self-employed for employment purposes. The decision means that they will be entitled to receive the national minimum living wage, paid annual leave and other worker’s rights which they would
An employer’s ‘reasonable steps’ defence to a claim of racial harassment was dismissed by the Employment Appeal Tribunal. In spite of the fact that the culpable employee and three other employees who were aware of the harassment, which included two managers who failed to report the incidents to HR, had received equality and diversity training
Employers may find themselves at risk of being ordered to pay 100% of an employee’s salary as the Employment Tribunal has held that the absence of written confirmation of furlough arrangements could give rise to an unlawful deduction of wages claim. The Claimant had worked part-time in a café since 2003 and following the national