New law gives more say over working hours

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

Real Living Wage increases to £10.90 in UK and £11.95 in London

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

Margaret Beels appointed as Director of Labour Market Enforcement

“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

National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage increases April 2022

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

Minimum wage law breaker Employers ‘named and shamed’

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’

Government to protect workers’ rights and clamp down on workplace abuse with powerful new body

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

Low paid more likely to be impacted by pandemic claims TUC

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

Tier 4 Furlough Chaos – Payroll impacted? Reprocess or adjust pay and claims!

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!

Furlough Scheme Extended and Further Economic Support announced

*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

Job Support Scheme – Guidance Published (30th October 2020)

*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)

Job Support Scheme Open – what are ‘usual hours’?

*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’?

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 – what is ‘reference salary’?