Minimum Wage

Increases in the national minimum wage Increases in the national minimum wage will take effect from 1 October 2012. The new hourly rates are as follows: Standard (adult) rate – £6.19 Development rate (workers aged between 18 and 20): £4.98 (rising from £4.92)....

From April 2013…

From April 2013…Reduction in Redundancy ConsultationFrom April 2013, the statutory consultation period for large scale redundancies of 100 or more employees will be reduced from 90 days to 45 days which should ease the pressure for larger employers experiencing...

Agency Workers

Agency Worker Regulations 2010 The Agency Worker Regulations 2010 are due to come into force on 1 October 2011 and will give greater rights to agency workers. After 12 weeks working in the same role, an agency worker will be entitled to the same basic working and...

PAYE Changes

PAYE Changes From April, a phased introduction of Real Time Information (RTI) will require employers to submit payroll data to HMRC online on or before payments credit employees’ bank accounts. Most employers will no doubt need to do some work in to ensure compliance...

Parental Leave

Increase in Parental Leave The Government has also stated that before March 2013 it will implement the EU changes, increasing the amount of unpaid parental leave for working parents from 13 weeks to 18 weeks. CONTACT US ////////// Chelmsford Office78 New London...