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Statutory Pay rates

Increasing statutory pay rates

New statutory rates have been published for maternity pay, paternity pay, shared parental pay, adoption pay and sick pay from April 2018 in addition to new National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage rates. Currently, the weekly rate of statutory maternity pay is £140.98 or 90% of the employee’s average weekly earnings if this figure […]

7 Employment Law Changes April 2016

April is a key date in the Government’s calendar when new employment legislation is introduced. Here’s an overview of the employment law changes being rolled out in April 2016. The National Living Wage With effect from 1st April 2016, the National Living Wage of £7.20 will apply to those workers aged 25 and over. This […]

Employment Law Changes in 2016

There are a number of employment law changes coming up this year that employers should be aware of. Outlined below is a summary of the key employment law changes in 2016. January On 11th January 2016 regulations come into force allowing workers on zero hour contracts to complain to an employment tribunal if they are […]

The National Living Wage – what should I be doing about it?

It’s been a few months now since George Osborne announced the introduction of the National Living Wage (NLW) with effect from April 2016.  Since then, a number of big brand companies have been keen to embrace this legislation by announcing new pay deals which will bring the pay of their workforce in line with or, […]