Lump sums paid in continuing employment20191023040000

Lump sums paid in continuing employment

October 23, 2019
A lump sum payment can sometimes be made in lieu of all or part of an employee’s salary, wage, commission or other amounts to which they are ent...
National Living/Minimum Wage entitlement20191016040000

National Living/Minimum Wage entitlement

October 16, 2019
A reminder that the current National Minimum Wage (NMW) and National Living Wage (NLW) rates came into effect on 1 April 2019. The NLW is the minimum ...
Immigration rights of EEA citizens in the event of a no-deal Brexit20190912040000

Immigration rights of EEA citizens in the event of a no-deal Brexit

September 12, 2019
The Government has now announced the revised transitional arrangements that will apply in the event of a no-deal Brexit to EU, EEA and Swiss citizens ...
Government to end free movement if a no-deal Brexit20190829040000

Government to end free movement if a no-deal Brexit

August 29, 2019
If the UK leaves the EU without a deal in place on 31 October 2019, EU, EEA and Swiss citizens (and their family members) who are living in the UK by ...
The importance of a written contract20190828040000

The importance of a written contract

August 28, 2019
The importance of having a written contract when deciding employment status should not be understated. Failing to make proper provision for written co...
Pregnant women and new parents to get enhanced redundancy protections20190808040000

Pregnant women and new parents to get enhanced redundancy protections

August 8, 2019
The government has published its response to its January 2019 consultation on “pregnancy and maternity discrimination: extending redundancy prot...
Lowest paid to be eligible for sick pay20190807040000

Lowest paid to be eligible for sick pay

August 7, 2019
A new consultation launched jointly by the Department for Work and Pensions and the Department of Health and Social Care, is seeking views on differen...
NIC Act 2019 receives Royal Assent20190731040000

NIC Act 2019 receives Royal Assent

July 31, 2019
The National Insurance Contributions (Termination Awards and Sporting Testimonials) Bill has received Royal Assent, to become the National Insurance C...
The Pensions Regulator launches new re-enrolment tool20190725040000

The Pensions Regulator launches new re-enrolment tool

July 25, 2019
Every three years, employers must put certain eligible workers who have left their automatic enrolment workplace pension scheme back into it. This is ...
What are zero-hour contracts?20190722040000

What are zero-hour contracts?

July 22, 2019
The use of zero-hour contracts has become widespread in many sectors including the food service, retail, healthcare and leisure sectors. For employers...
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