Mental Health Week

Mental Health Week

According to the 2017 Stevenson Farmer report, the cost to employers of mental ill-health is between £33 – 42 billion every year, whilst the cost to government is estimated to be between £24 and 27 billion.  In total the cost of poor mental health to the UK economy is somewhere between £74 – £99 billion…

Worker status

Worker status

The worker status bubble has expanded recently and found its way into the public sector. In Braine v The National Gallery, an employment tribunal has held that art educators are workers when they are working on individual assignments.

Agency workers

Agency workers

After 12 weeks’ employment, agency workers are entitled to the same basic employment terms (including pay) as if they had been hired directly by the hirer, rather than through an agency (regulation 5(1) Agency Workers Regulations 2010).