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Gillian Melville Posted 25th March 2015 at 16:29pm by Gillian Melville

Employment Law News for March 2015

Updates to Zero Hours Contracts and the National Minimum Wage.

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Employment Law News for March 2015
Gillian Melville Posted 25th March 2015 at 16:24pm by Gillian Melville

Increase to the National Minimum Wage (NWM)

It has been announced that the NMW will increase from 1st October 2015.

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Increase to the National Minimum Wage (NWM)
Gillian Melville Posted 25th March 2015 at 16:20pm by Gillian Melville

Zero Hours Contracts - Experts Comments

New anti-avoidance measures announced on Zero Hours Contracts.

 

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Zero Hours Contracts - Experts Comments
Gillian Melville Posted 25th March 2015 at 16:12pm by Gillian Melville

Zero Hours Contracts: New Anti-Avoidance Measures Announced

Earlier this year we told you of the government's plans to ban 'exclusivity clauses' which prevent zero-hours workers from working for other employers. The legislation that will implement this change is expected before Parliament is dissolved.

 

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Zero Hours Contracts: New Anti-Avoidance Measures Announced
David McRae Posted 28th January 2015 at 11:52am by David McRae

Fit for Work service preparing for first referrals

A new service is being launched that allows employers and GPs to make free Occupational Health referrals for employees off work for four weeks or more. The service will be voluntary and so employees must give their consent to be referred by either their GP or their employer. There will be one Fit for Work Service covering England and Wales and the Scottish Government will also launch its own Fit for Work service.

 

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Fit for Work service preparing for first referrals
Emma Grossmith Posted 20th January 2015 at 09:08am by Emma Grossmith

Caste discrimination 2015 new laws

Caste systems involve the division of people into a hierarchy of social groups (castes) where the assignment of rights and privileges is hereditary and determined by birth. They are most common in cultures emanating from the Indian sub-continent.

 

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Caste discrimination 2015 new laws
Emma Grossmith Posted 20th January 2015 at 09:03am by Emma Grossmith

Zero-hour contracts in 2015

Changes to zero-hour contracts are expected during 2015.

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Zero-hour contracts in 2015
Emma Grossmith Posted 20th January 2015 at 09:01am by Emma Grossmith

‘Fit for Work’ service

Back in the summer of 2014, the Government announced that a new health and workplace assessment and advisory service would be introduced for employers, employees and GPs in late 2014. 

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‘Fit for Work’ service
Emma Grossmith Posted 20th January 2015 at 08:42am by Emma Grossmith

5 April 2015 – Are you ready for employment law developments

A series of new employment law rules will be introduced at the beginning of April 2015. Please find below further details about these changes.

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5 April 2015 – Are you ready for employment law developments
Emma Grossmith Posted 20th January 2015 at 08:29am by Emma Grossmith

UK Employment Law - what can we expect in 2015?

In our last update (update 178), we took a look back at the key developments in employment law during 2014. This update looks to the future and considers some of the main changes and developments anticipated during 2015. [179]

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