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.
Infrastructure providers are concerned that they cannot deliver the government’s roads improvement strategy (RIS), according to the findings in a CBI/AECOM survey.
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.