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Employment

You snooze you (may) lose: Guidance on “on-call” shifts for national minimum wage purposes

This article considers recent EAT guidance in three combined appeals of Focus Care Agency Ltd v Roberts, Frudd v The Partington Group Ltd and Royal Mencap Society v Tomlinson-Blake in respect of "sleep-in" shifts for national minimum wage purposes. There have been a number of cases dealing with working time and on-call time. The appeals in these cases however explored the question: are employees entitled to the national minimum wage whilst on call or sleeping at work?

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Family

How to Choose a Family Lawyer - Questions to ask in the first interview

Family law is personal in its very nature, and the best family lawyers will provide you with the personalised and tailored service you need to get through life’s challenging times. We are sensitive to and aware of this at BPE, and are always happy to assist clients to reach the best outcome possible, and to make the process of resolving family disputes that little bit easier.

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