Increased rates in April 2021
By David Reid, Director.   As today is the first day of the new tax year, the annual index-linked increases to various employment law rates and...
David Reid
6th Apr 2021
Track & Trace - Extension of Statutory Sick Pay Regulations
By Lauren Wilson, Trainee Solicitor.   New legislation has just come into force which extends the entitlement to Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) to those...
Lauren Wilson
28th May 2020
Legislative Update
By Pauline Hughes, Trainee Solicitor   In the last week, as the UK’s response to the coronavirus outbreak has placed significant restrictions...
Pauline Hughes
2nd Apr 2020
What changes were made to employment law in 2019?
By Pauline Hughes, Trainee Solicitor.   As 2019 draws to a close, we take this opportunity to reflect on some of the employment law developments...
Pauline Hughes
23rd Dec 2019
Increased rates in April 2019
By Pauline Hughes, Trainee Solicitor.   This month has seen an increase to employment related statutory limits, and separately, increases to the...
Pauline Hughes
30th Apr 2019
What to expect from employment law in 2019
By David Reid, Director.   As 2019 starts to gather momentum, we take this opportunity to look forward to some of the issues and developments on...
David Reid
4th Feb 2019
Increase to national minimum wage and national living wage
In the government's Autumn budget, it was confirmed that the national living wage and the national minimum wage would increase in April 2018.
Louise Walker
19th Feb 2018
What to expect from employment law this year
As 2018 starts to gather momentum, we take this opportunity to look forward to see what is on the horizon in terms of employment law.
Caroline Cockbain
8th Jan 2018
Fit For Work Service
The Fit for Work service was introduced in 2015 as a Government-funded service covering England, Scotland and Wales that provided basic occupational health...
Louise Walker
8th Dec 2017
Increase to National Living Wage and National Minimum Wage
In the Government's Autumn budget, it has been confirmed that the national living wage and the national minimum wage will increase in Spring next year.
Gillian Cumming
24th Nov 2017
Enhanced Shared Parental Pay
An Employment Tribunal has decided that it is direct sex discrimination for an employer not to pay enhanced shared parental pay in circumstances where it...
Caroline Cockbain
27th Jun 2017
Increase to statutory payments
A number of standard rates and payments will be increasing with effect from early April 2017.
Caroline Cockbain
28th Mar 2017
Annual Increase to Compensation Limits and Minimum Awards
The annual increases to compensation limits and minimum awards that are payable under employment legislation have just been announced.
Caroline Cockbain
28th Feb 2017
National Minimum Wage
On 1 April 2016 the government introduced the new mandatory National Living Wage (NLW) for workers aged 25 and above, who are now entitled to be paid a minimum...
David McRae
18th Oct 2016
Simplifying tax and NICs on termination payments
The government has published its plans to change the way in which termination payments are treated for tax and National Insurance contributions (NICs).
Stuart Swan
30th Aug 2016
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