Ask the Expert – Right to work checks and Brexit

Question: “I recently offered someone a new job. When I asked them to prove their right to work in the UK, they provided me with a Polish passport. The only thing is, the passport expired a few years ago and they don’t have any other ID. Do they have the right...

Legal Issues – PHI on a TUPE transfer

Permanent Health Insurance (PHI) is generally a contractual arrangement under which an employee will be entitled to a certain level of pay, usually a percentage of their normal pay, in the event that they are unable to attend work due to ill-health for a period of...

Tribunal Tale – Monitoring employee activity

In January 2016 we issued an update in relation to a Mr Bărbulescu, whose case involved him being monitored by his employer. The initial decision, made by the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR), was that his employer had committed no wrongdoing. However, that...