Parental Bereavement (Leave and Pay) Regulation Business Secretary Andrea Leadsom has confirmed that Statutory Parental Bereavement Leave will be introduced on 6 April 2020. MPs have said it will make the UK the only country to have such a law
Statutory Payments include maternity pay, paternity pay, shared parental pay, adoption pay and sick pay. The rates normally increase each April.
The Employment Tribunal Award Limits set the value of a weeks pay for calculating payments such as redundancy pay and unfair dismissal compensation. The limits normally increase each April.
National Minimum Wage Rates from April 2020 The National Living Wage for workers aged 25 and over will increase from £8.21 to £8.72. The National Minimum Wage rates will be increased from: £7.70 to £8.20 for 21 to 24 year
Section 1 Statement Of Terms And Conditions Of Employment The government published its Good Work Plan back in December 2018 in response to Matthew Taylor’s review of employment practices. The Good Work Plan’s recommendations around the Section 1 Statement are
Your Employees School Is Closed As It’s Used As A Polling Station, Are They Entitled To Time Off? Many schools are used as polling stations and will therefore be closed on 12 December 2019 leaving employees without their usual childcare
Conservative Manifesto Pledges on Employment Law The Conservative party has published its manifesto for the 12 December 2019 general election. The key Conservative manifesto pledges on employment law and industrial relations are:- Promise not to raise the rates of income
Liberal Democrat Manifesto Pledges on Employment Law The Liberal Deomcrat party has published its manifesto for the 12 December 2019 general election. The key Liberal Democrat manifesto pledges on employment law and industrial relations are:- Establish an independent review to
Labour Manifesto Pledges on Employment Law The Labour party has published its manifesto for the 12 December 2019 general election. The key Labour manifesto pledges on employment law and industrial relations are:- Living wage of £10 per hour for all
Increase in the Holiday Pay Reference Period from 12 to 52 Weeks On the 6 April 2020 the Employment Rights (Employment Particulars and Paid Annual Leave) (Amendment) Regulations 2018 (SI 2018/1378) increase the reference period used for determining a week’s
Zero Hours Workers Could Be Compensated For Cancelled Shifts The flurry of consultations for the government’s Good Work Plan continues with new proposals of compensation for workers when their shift is cancelled at short notice. This consultation is particularly relevant