National Minimum Wage

National Minimum Wage

Introduced by the National Minimum Wage Act 1998, the National Minimum Wage (NMW) aimed to set out a minimum hourly rate of pay that an employer must legally pay its workers. The introduction of this requirement is seen as one of the most significant advances for...
Thomas Cook Collapse

Thomas Cook Collapse

Help my employee is stuck abroad  because of the collapse of Thomas Cook As we know there are many British holidaymakers stranded because of the collapse of Thomas Cook and at present it is unclear when they will be back home. If you an employer how should you...
What is IR35

What is IR35

You will have heard about IR35 I have tried to set out below the current understanding. I realise for most small companies it won’t come into effect yet however you do need to consider what effect if any the changes will have on your operations and what steps...
Uplift in Redundancy Pay limits April 2019

Uplift in Redundancy Pay limits April 2019

Compensation limit increases April 2019 As April fast approaches, employers should make sure they are ready to implement the increases to the calculation of redundancy payments, as well as some other important statutory changes which will come into effect next month....