Employees in the UK, pre-pandemic, worked the equivalent of £35 billion in unpaid overtime. These figures have risen during the pandemic. According to global figures by the ADP Research Institute, one in 10 people now claim that they work at least 20 hours a week over and above their core hours.
How HR can prevent staff from working extra hours is available to read on the HR Magazine website.
Jeremy is a senior associate solicitor in the employment team. He has experience acting for large institutional employers as well as small and medium size businesses.
Jeremy also advises employees and senior executives, often at short notice on sensitive workplace issues such as restrictive covenants, discrimination and pay related disputes on bonuses, commission and incentive plans. He has particular experience in advising on settlement agreements and negotiating favourable severance payments for employees.
Lucy is a trainee in the employment and immigration team.