Part Time Workers

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Getting in shape for the 2012 Olympic Games

Dear Auntie, I have already received some holiday requests in relation to the 2012 Olympic Games, even though they are over a year away. Is it too early to start thinking about the Olympics already? Miss Onya Marks Dear Onya, Any employer could be...

Top Tips for Team Moves - The Poacher's Perspective

The recent case of Tullett Prebon plc v BGC Brokers LP has highlighted once again the dangers of getting a team move wrong. Both BGC and the team looking to move to BGC came under heavy criticism from the court which held that they had shown a blatant...

Avoiding a mess from the recruitment process

Dear Auntie My company has landed a large contract and I am now looking to recruit 50 new employees over the next few months.  I have never managed a large scale recruitment process before so I would like some best practice tips. Any help...

'P' is for Part-time workers

The Part-Time Workers (Prevention of Less Favourable Treatment) Regulations 2000 (the “PTW Regulations”) were introduced to help protect part-time workers who are considered to be more likely to be the subject of detrimental action and inaction...

Part-time Workers' Fire Still Burning - Matthews v Kent & Medway Towns Fire Authority

The Part-time Workers’ Regulations 2000 came into force on 1 July 2000.  So far there have been a limited number of claims brought under the Regulations.  By far the most high profile of these is the case of Matthews v Kent & Medway...