Should I provide an outgoing employee with a reference?

There is no legal requirement for an employer to give an outgoing employee a reference, unless they are in a regulated industry. A regulated industry may include the financial services, banking or the care industry. Whilst a contractual right to a reference is unlikely, an employee may try and negotiate the provision of a reference…

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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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