Working time The working time directive places a restriction of a maximum 48-hour working week (although there is the ability to ask employees to opt-out of the requirement). There are also provisions which determine paid holiday, and minimum rest periods. With recent case law allowing staff to have the right to carry forward holiday while off sick, and the need to include overtime and commission payments in holiday pay, the law in this area has become complex and uncertain, and the government may want to impart a greater discretion to employers. … [Read more...] about What would leaving the EU mean for your employment rights?
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No10 has yet to confirm whether 'equal' means all regions got the same number of doses, or enough doses to vaccinate the same proportion of over-80s. London's mayor Sadiq Khan said last week he was 'hugely concerned' by the sluggish rollout in the capital, complaining about the city's vaccine supply. … [Read more...] about Is this why UK’s vaccine drive is stalling? Pfizer cuts supplies while it upgrades factory in Belgium meaning government plan to inoculate 15m by next month ‘will be very, very tight’ – as jab numbers drop for THIRD day
Paying tribute to her, Homerton chief executive Tracey Fletcher said: 'She refused to fully retire and, although she did reduce her hours, she was often to be found meeting relatives and supporting staff in the hospital when she wasn't due to be. Sophie wanted to make a difference and caring for the elderly was her passion. … [Read more...] about Tributes are paid to ‘dedicated and respected’ respiratory doctor, in his 60s, after he died from Covid while working on pandemic frontline
Data from TomTom revealed congestion in the capital hit 28 per cent at 7am, beating yesterday's figure of 25 per cent and every day last week which ranged from 19 to 22 per cent after the lockdown was imposed The level at 8am today was 29 per cent, which was also higher than yesterday's 27 per cent and above every day last week which ranged from 20 to 23 per cent … [Read more...] about Rush-hour traffic in London hits its highest level during third lockdown as key workers continue to commute to work
'I also think that, working aside, we are inherently social creatures and because of that there will be generally a return of wanting to come back to the office. The city centre will hopefully revitalise and the move towards living in the wilds of the countryside and working with a dodgy broadband will subside in time. … [Read more...] about Biggest house price jump for FIVE YEARS: London leads the way with average home worth £500,000 while values outside capital soar to £250,000 – as sales jump by a THIRD in December from year before