Employment Law Weekly News Update – 9 November 2017

In this edition:

• The EAT hold that while travel between home and work, and vice-versa, might be working time it did not automatically follow that employees should be paid for such time – it depends on the employment contract.
• The removal of a Christian as a Trust non-executive director was because he failed to inform the Trust he would be appearing in the media saying it is ‘not normal’ to be adopted by a single parent or same sex couple.
• Acas have launched new guidance to help managers support staff who may be suffering from stress including five signs that managers should watch out for to help them spot stressed-out staff.
• The number of people regularly working nights has increased by 260,000 in the past five years, a 9% increase, according to new analysis from the TUC.