Employment Snapshot: September 2023
Tuesday 3rd October 2023
Common mistakes to avoid with UK National Minimum Wage
With the latest ‘name and shame’ list now in the public domain highlighting 202 companies which have failed to pay the correct wage to their workers, employers should consider what they need to do to avoid being a part of this list in the future. Not only does falling short of national minimum wage damage company reputation but it can also result in millions of pounds in fines and being ordered to repay workers.
Neurodiversity and recruitment – the duty to make reasonable adjustments when dealing with job applications
The Employment Appeal Tribunal recently upheld a decision that an employer failed to make reasonable adjustments for a job applicant with dyspraxia when dealing with his application in AECOM Limited v Mallon.
Compulsory Alternative Dispute Resolutions to be rolled out across Employment Tribunals
Employment judges can now order a new form of non-consensual alternative dispute resolution between the parties in a bid to cut down the backlog of claims.