Employment law

Employment Law Update November 2014

Employment Law Update November 2014

In this month’s employment law round up we focus on the statutory right for fathers to take time off work to attend ante-natal appointments, a guide to help employers implement policies on the new entitlements to shared parental leave and shared parental pay and the implications of the Employment Appeal Tribunal’s ruling about overtime holiday pay.

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Employment Law Update September 2014

Employment Law Update September 2014

In this month’s Employment Law round up we focus on the Government crackdown on zero hours contracts, changes to flexible working, an increase in the National Minimum Wage, new ACAS guidance on dress codes and a new Health and Work service being introduced to support employee and employers to manage sickness absence.

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Employment Law Update March 2014

Employment Law Update March 2014

Financial Penalties

From 7 March the government increased the maximum financial penalty for employers who flout the national minimum wage from £5,000 to £20,000. In addition, the government also wants to introduce legislation as soon as possible so that the maximum £20,000 penalty can apply in respect of each underpaid worker, instead of being the maximum amount that can be applied to each employer.

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Employment Law Update January 2014

2013 brought a number of significant changes in employment law and 2014 will bring a continuation of this.

Consultation on proposals to abolish the service provision change aspect of TUPE resulted in the proposals being abandoned because of concerns that it would lead to uncertainty over the application of TUPE on service changeovers.

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