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 […]
Road transport can be decarbonised but only if the government and industry work together, claims report
A ban on the sale of new diesel-powered HGVs by 2040 in order to “decarbonise freight” is practicable if the government and industry work together on alternatives, a new report claims.
The Confederation of British Industry (CBI) is calling for major improvements to regional infrastructure to boost productivity and help England’s regions improve links with international markets.
Infrastructure providers are concerned that they cannot deliver the government’s roads improvement strategy (RIS), according to the findings in a CBI/AECOM survey.