As part of the Autumn Statement announcements on Wednesday 22nd November 2023, HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has confirmed a … Continue reading Paid Worked Hours on FPS!
For holiday years starting on or after 1st April 2024, Employers will be permitted to calculate annual leave entitlement as … Continue reading Rolled Up Holiday Pay choice for Employers
The government has responded to the consultation on reforms to retained EU employment law and the consultation on the Working … Continue reading Change to Working Time record keeping
Proposed reforms allow businesses additional freedoms while retaining the UK’s world leading workers’ rights Proposals include reducing record keeping requirements … Continue reading Obsolete and burdensome EU rules to be removed from UK law
The government has responded to the consultation on reforms to retained EU employment law and the consultation on calculating holiday … Continue reading Holiday consultation – the response
In a TUC blog and news article by Anjum Klair for the Trades Union Congress (TUC) - BME women far … Continue reading ‘End the scourge of insecure work’ – TUC
10% increase in the real Living Wage as cost of living continues to hit low paid workers the hardest Over 460,000 … Continue reading Real Living Wage increases to £12 in UK and £13.15 in London
Workers right across the country will be given more say over their working patterns thanks to new laws supported by … Continue reading Millions to get more power over working hours
Living Hours scheme marks 100 sign-ups as inflation continues to soar 100 UK employers have now committed to provide secure … Continue reading 100 UK Employers Commit to Tackle Insecure Work
Six Million Face Cost of Living Crisis in Insecure Jobs, with Health and Social Care Workers Worst Affected More than … Continue reading Flexibility for who? Variable shift work not so convenient for employees!
202 businesses have been named by DBT for failing to pay the minimum wage to lowest paid workers. These employers … Continue reading 202 Employers shamed for underpaying minimum wage
How many bank or public holidays are there? In the calendar year there are usually 8 standard bank or public … Continue reading Bank Holidays – What are my rights?
In a report published by the Trade Union Congress (TUC) Thursday 11th May 2023, research provides a breakdown of the … Continue reading TUC urges for a £15 minimum wage for care workers
The Department for Business and Trade (DBT), formerly known as BEIS have issued updated information on one of their areas … Continue reading Common causes of minimum pay breach
Law will combat ‘one-sided flexibility’, where workers are often on standby for work that never comes Friday 3rd February 2023, … Continue reading New law gives more say over working hours
The Government are seeking views on proposals to pro-rata holiday entitlement for part-year and irregular hours workers based on the … Continue reading Calculating holiday entitlement for part-year and irregular hours workers
Workers to have a greater say over when, where, and how they work under new government plans to make flexible … Continue reading Millions to be able to request flexible working on day one of employment
The Living Wage Foundation has announced their new uplifted rates early on Thursday 22nd September 2022, a day ahead of … Continue reading Real Living Wage increases to £10.90 in UK and £11.95 in London
The Living Wage Foundation has brought forward the announcement of the new Living Wage Rates (and London Living Wage rate … Continue reading Uprated real Living Wage rate imminent
Commenting on the labour market figures published by the ONS, which show real wages falling by 4.1 per cent (on … Continue reading TUC calls on ministers to get pay rising, as real wages fall again
For pay periods commencing from the 1st April 2022, the new National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage rates come … Continue reading New National Minimum Wage rates commence
“The new appointment will bolster government’s continued efforts to protect and enhance workers’ rights while stamping out workplace exploitation” Margaret … Continue reading Margaret Beels appointed as Director of Labour Market Enforcement
On the 21st October 2021, the UK government indicated approval of the Low Pay Commission recommendation for the uplifting of … Continue reading National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage increases April 2022
Holiday entitlements and pay are some of the most misunderstood and abused employment rights law in the UK. Statistics show … Continue reading Holiday accrual, how does it work?
Government names and shames 191 employers who have underpaid workers, including major household namesnamed firms have been fined for owing … Continue reading Minimum wage law breaker Employers ‘named and shamed’
Special edition of the TUC’s Jobs and recovery monitor According to the TUC, The coronavirus pandemic has exposed the reality … Continue reading Insecure work
New workers’ watchdog to take over responsibility for tackling modern slavery, enforcing minimum wage, and moreone-stop shop will improve enforcement … Continue reading Government to protect workers’ rights and clamp down on workplace abuse with powerful new body
The unemployment rate for Black and minority ethnic (BME) workers has risen at three times the speed of the unemployment … Continue reading BME unemployment is rising
The UK has one of the best workers’ rights records in the world. Following the 1st May International Workers’ Day … Continue reading The key steps Government has taken to support workers
ACAS have remind us that as Career's week begins, it's crucial to be aware of workplace rights as well as … Continue reading Starting work? Know your rights!
BEIS have sent reminder that this is final week to respond to the Government consultations on options for reform to … Continue reading Government consultations on non-compete clauses & exclusivity clauses
New polling, published Monday 1st February by the TUC, finds that low earners are more likely than middle and higher … Continue reading Low paid more likely to be impacted by pandemic claims TUC
The 139 named companies failed to pay £6.7 million to over 95,000 workers. 139 companies, including major household names, have … Continue reading Rogue employers named and shamed for failing to pay minimum wage
Many a payroll professionals worst nightmare has just happened! Christmas payrolls are a strain at the best of times with … Continue reading Tier 4 Furlough Chaos – Payroll impacted? Reprocess or adjust pay and claims!
So what should happen for furloughed workers, especially as many would not normally be working across Christmas and New Year? … Continue reading Christmas, holidays and furlough!
*Update* On Thursday 5th November 2030, the UK government confirmed a further extension until the end of March 2021 The … Continue reading Latest (2nd November) on CJRS extension
*Update* On Thursday 5th November 2030, the UK government confirmed a further extension until the end of March 2021 The … Continue reading Furlough Scheme Extended and Further Economic Support announced
*Update* On Thursday 5th November 2030, the UK government confirmed a further extension of CJRS until the end of March … Continue reading Job Support Scheme – Guidance Published (30th October 2020)
*Update* On Thursday 5th November 2020 the UK government confirmed a further extension of CJRS until the end of March … Continue reading Job Support Scheme Open – what are ‘usual hours’?
*Update* On Thursday 5th November 2030, the UK government confirmed a further extension of CJRS until the end of March … Continue reading Job Support Scheme Open – what is ‘reference salary’?
*Update* On Thursday 5th November 2030, the UK government confirmed a further extension of CJRS until the end of March … Continue reading Job Support Scheme Open – temporary working agreements
In the United Kingdom there are legal minimum entitlements to paid holiday. They are enshrined into UK law under the … Continue reading Holiday – what is my entitlement?