Should employers allow the use of e-cigarettes in the workplace?

It is estimated that at present there are currently around 1.3 million people in the UK using electronic cigarettes (also known as e-cigarettes). A recent announcement that e-cigarettes are to be licensed as a medicine from 2016 is a response to concern about the lack of regulation surrounding them. So what should the policy of…

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Holiday Pay Carry Over

Whilst full time employees in the UK are allowed under the Working Time Regulations 1998 a minimum of 5.6 weeks holiday per holiday year, only 4 weeks of that entitlement may be carried over to the following year. In the case of Snood Enterprises v Healy the employee Mr Healy resigned his position after being…

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