In a landmark case on 4 November the Employment Appeal Tribunal ruled that staff mandatory overtime should be included in holiday pay calculations. The judgment came from two joined cases – Hertel (UK) Ltd v Mr Wood & others; and Amec Group Ltd v Mr Law & others – and could now lead to employees claiming and winning payouts for underpayment of holiday pay based on incorrect calculations. The 16 Unite members in the action, a mix of electricians, scaffolders […]
Cemex drivers supplying construction materials across the UK have voted for strike action in a dispute over pay.
London bulk haulier McGee has bought 10 Scania L Series 8×4 low height tippers equipped with Thompsons all-steel Loadmaster bodies. The FORS Gold operator wanted to future proof its London operation against anticipated tightening of the Direct Vision Standard in 2024 with these low height cabs.
Builders’ merchant Bradfords Buildings Supplies is celebrating its 250th anniversary with a new dropside DAF CF260.