Employment Law Updates

Employment Law Updates

Both the National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage are increasing from 1st April 2020. The new rates are as follows: • National Living Wage for 25 and over £8.72 • National Minimum Wage for 21 – 24 £8.20 • National Minimum Wage for 18 – 20 £6.45 • National...
Parental Bereavement Leave

Parental Bereavement Leave

Parental Bereavement Leave The government has announced that as of 6 April 2020, parents will be entitled to a statutory minimum of two weeks’ paid bereavement leave if they lose a child who is under the age of 18 or if a baby is stillborn from 24 weeks of...
Changes to Pension Law

Changes to Pension Law

Automatic enrolment – workplace pension duties In a nutshell, if you employ people, you need to give them a pension scheme. The government wants to ensure that everyone has sufficient money to look after themselves in their old age. The way they have decided to...
Changes to Employment Tribunal Fees

Changes to Employment Tribunal Fees

The end of Employment Tribunal Fees has led to a leap in claims, as experts advise employers to take more care to avoid litigation. Since fees were ruled as unlawful following a Supreme Court Judgement in July 2017, figures show a 64 per cent overall rise in new...