‘The Good Work Plan’ Changes – What You NEED To Know.

The Good Work Plan In April every year, there are usually changes to statutory rates of maternity pay, sick pay and adoption pay. However, this April, there will be a number of changes which will have a significant impact on employers and employees.   Change to Contracts of Employment A major change will extend the… Continue reading

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HPC Law Update: Equal Pay & Work Uniforms Updates

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Employment Law Update | September 2019 Equal Pay Claims   Employers are often concerned about equal pay and there have been several high-profile entities in the news about employers being paid different salaries and employees have stated that this is due to their sex. One example was when BBC presenters’ salaries were revealed causing several… Continue reading

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Hundreds of UK firm’s gender pay gap increases

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In a report done by the BBC it has been discovered that four in ten companies state that their gender pay gap has increased since the last time that they published it.   In the research conducted by the BBC it was the company’s median pay gap that was analysed. The median pay gap is… Continue reading

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Ban unpaid internships that last longer than four weeks

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Ban unpaid internships that last longer than four weeks New research has found that Internships have doubled since 2010 as the number of graduates in high skilled jobs continues to fall into long-term decline. The survey, from IPPR, shows internships are on the rise in the UK’s most competitive sectors and are now a ‘must have’… Continue reading

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Statutory redundancy pay to increase from 6 April 2017

____         The maximum amount of statutory redundancy pay and the limit on the amount employment tribunals can award for unfair dismissal increases from 6th April 2017.     Employers that dismiss through redundancy must pay those with two years’ service an amount based on their weekly pay, length of service and age.… Continue reading

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