Euros

Why is this significant for employers? England’s campaign starts Friday when we play Serbia and history has shown that major sporting events can disrupt working patterns. Depending how the previous games have gone it could be a crucial match or a non- event  (don’t be...

What to expect from Labour

We now know the general election will be on July4th.The polls are predicting a Labour victory and although neither party has yet to publish their manifesto Labour have issued various documents including Equality at work on Friday spelling out their intentions in the...

April Changes

Every April the government adjusts various employee related allowances the most significant are set out below The National Minimum Wage for 21 and over – up to £11.44 per hour For 18 to 20-year-olds – up to £8.60 per hour For under-18s – up to £6.40 per hour For...

National Minimum Wage Increase

Yesterday the Government announced that it has accepted the Low Pay Commission’s recommendations on minimum wage rates to apply from 1 April 2024. This is the largest ever increase to the minimum wage in cash terms. The National Living Wage will apply to all workers...

Year End Parties

It’s that time of the year again. The year end party season is about to start. As always in January there will be the fallout from photocopier incidents or worse, physical or sexual assaults on fellow employees as a result of too much drink. However, employers please...

Passionate about employment contracts

Regular readers of my posts will now I am obsessive about the need for up to date employment contracts. I was recently approached by a client who had failed to pass on the contract I had prepared to his employee. The employer, because he had just put the prepared...