Is holiday lost if it’s not taken?

Is holiday lost if it’s not taken?

We are nearing the end of the holiday year but what happens to annual leave if your employee hasn’t booked to take it?Is it lost? This was the question before the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) in the case of Max-Planck-Gesellschaft v Shimizu 2018.Mr...
GDPR in practice

GDPR in practice

It is 6 months since the introduction of GDPR and time we looked at the practical implications for HR following the new data protection rules. 1. Subject access data requests GDPR has made subject access requests (SARs) easier for employees with the abolition of the...
On call – paid or not?

On call – paid or not?

This issue has been in the spotlight for a number of years and is particularly acute in the care sector, where workers are often required to “sleep in” at their workplace, in order to handle any difficulty that arises during the night. The question has always been...