How will the holiday pay ruling affect you?

Workers in the UK have won a landmark case at the Employment Appeal Tribunal which will see regular overtime included in holiday pay. This means that those who are required to work overtime as a regular part of their job will have these earnings taken into account when holiday pay is calculated. The ruling is…

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Farnworth Rose opens new office in Barrowford

Farnworth Rose solicitors are delighted to announce that we have opened a new office in Barrowford on the 1st October 2014. This offers us the opportunity to expand the outstanding service we currently deliver to our clients across the North West. We believe that adding a high street location in Barrowford will ensure Farnworth Rose is…

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The right to make a flexible working request is extended

Previously employees with children aged 16 or under and those with disabled children under the age of 18, had the right to apply to work more flexibly. Now every employee with at least 26 weeks’ continuous employment has a right to make a flexible working request.  Although it must be remembered that an eligible employee…

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Could changes be made to the Help to Buy scheme?

After suggestions that the Government’s Help to Buy scheme may be ‘pared back’, there has been much discussion around the effect of the scheme. In May 2014, the government announced that more than 27,000 people have bought a new home through the Help to Buy scheme since its introduction in March 2013. Help to Buy…

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