May 2011

24th May 2011

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Do you need to pay your interns?

24th May 2011

Kerry Hudson, an intern who had been working on the My Village web site for two months, successfully sued TPG Web Publishing Ltd for the minimum wage and unpaid holiday. This follows a recent case brought by an Equity member Nick Thomas-Webster against a production company. The question raised by these cases is should you […]

How does the Qualifying Period work?

10th May 2011

The concept of the Qualifying Period is well known to employers. It is the length of time an employee must work with their employer to acquire a number of statutory rights, most notably the right to claim unfair dismissal. There is however, still a lot of confusion about the Qualifying Period. We often hear employers […]