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What important changes does the new regulation herald? Find out here.
From today, 1st April, workers earning the National Living wage will see some positive changes to their earnings and bargaining power. Click on the story to find out more.
2017 was an interesting year for employment law with Brexit, the gender pay gap, sexual harassment and the gig economy dominating the headlines and we can expect 2018 to continue in the same vein. ELAS employment law consultant Enrique Garcia takes a look at the areas to watch in the year ahead.
The national minimum wage rate for apprentices has increased from £3.30 to £3.40 on October 1, meaning that thousands of young workers will benefit from a 10 pence per hour payrise.
The National Minimum Wage comes into force on April 1st meaning that up to 4.5 million people across the country will get a pay rise this week.
Out of nearly 2,000 respondents in a new survey conducted by loan company Provident, 19 percent admitted that they struggle financially within two weeks of getting paid and 40 percent don’t save any money on a monthly basis. With more jobs paying employees the National Minimum Wage, 35 percent of respondents said that they haven’t had a pay rise in two years or longer, despite the improving economic conditions.
The pay packets of thousands of Welsh workers will be boosted from today as the new National Minimum Wage rates come into force.
Employers are being warned to take heed of new employment law changes following the General Election.
Three in every ten (29 per cent) female employees in the country are set to receive pay rises as a result of the new ‘National Living Wage’, according to a new report published today by independent think-tank the Resolution Foundation. The new measure, which was announced in July’s Budget, is set to lift the pay floor…
A compulsory living wage of £7.20 an hour will be introduced in April 2016 for workers over the age of 25, the government announced this week.
Chancellor George Osborne has today presented the Summer Budget, announcing the replacement of the National Minimum Wage with a compulsory National Living Wage and the introduction of three million new apprenticeships by 2020.
Given the polling indications prior to the election, there was a general view that the main parties would not be able to stick to all their manifesto pledges. Instead there would be compromises necessary and deals done with coalition partners. However, of course, that proved not to be the case and we can now be…
Over a third (39%) of owner managed businesses want the new government to provide tax breaks that will allow them to pay their employees better wages.
Employment law firm ELAS has calculated the effects that changes to the National Minimum Wage will have on UK businesses.