Latest Belvedere HR News

Holiday pay changes for part year workers

The Court of Appeal in the case of The Harper Trust v Brazel has said that employers should not use the ordinary rolled-up premium of 12.07% of annual pay to calculate holiday pay for workers who only work for part of the year and who do not have normal working hours.... read more

The importance of reference checking – how Star Wars can help!

A recent Employment Tribunal case makes an amusing read and emphasises the need for employers to take great care to check references. In his job application Mr Fancis-McGann claimed to have experience as a Captain, providing a reference in support of this from a Mr... read more

Hourly paid staff pay slips

The government is introducing a change in the law to make it easier for hourly paid staff to ensure that they are paid correctly. With effect from 6th April 2019, there will be an amendment to The Employment Rights Act 1996 (Itemised Pay Statement) to state that,... read more