Employment Law Update April 2021

Changes to National Minimum Wage from 1st April 2021: National Living Wage for ages 23 and above increases to £8.91 per hour NMW increases from £8.20 to £8.36 for 21 to 22 year olds NMW increases from £6.45 to £6.56 for 18 to 20 year olds NMW increases from £4.55 to £4.62 for 16 and 17 […]

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme – Update Nov 2020

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme – “furlough scheme” – has been extended for businesses to use during the new lockdown in England due to start on Thursday 5th November 2020.  The plan at the moment is for the scheme to end when the lockdown period ends. Guidance on the rules of the scheme are due out this […]

The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme – key dates and facts

Up until 1st July 2020, employees furloughed under the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme were not permitted to carry out any work. However, those rules have now changed and the scheme now allows employers more flexibility in bringing their employees back to work. We’ve set out below the key changes on a month by month basis, […]

Changes to Employment Legislation April 2020 – what an Employer needs to know.

Every April the Government updates and amends employment laws and deadlines. Your HR Manager must ensure that your organisation complies with these amendments. However, this year, the Government introduced some pretty major changes. Here’s the lowdown on what you need to know as an Employer. Parental Bereavement Leave The new Parental Bereavement Leave and Pay […]