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National Minimum Wage

0 Business, Employment

The Government’s National Living Wage was introduced on 1 April 2016 for all working people aged 25 and over, and is currently set at £7.50 per hour. The current National Minimum Wage for those under the age of 25 still applies. The rates from 1 April 2017 are: £7.50 per hour – 25 yrs old and […]

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Employment changes in 2015

0 Employment

2014 brought in a number of changes to employment law (including holiday pay claims, flexible working for all etc) and 2015 looks set to be no different.  We have set out the main changes below so that you know what to expect. Fit for work service: Since 2014 employers have been unable to reclaim statutory […]

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October: Changes to emploment law

0 Employment

A number of changes to employment law take place on 1 October 2014 including: Legislation Ante-natal appointments: From 1 October fathers/partners have the right to accompany their partner to up to 2 ante-natal appointments lasting up to a maximum of 6.5 hours each. The leave will be unpaid and there is no minimum period of […]

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Religious and philosophical belief

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Cases about religious and philosophical beliefs have been in the headlines recently. The aim of this brief guide is to give you more of an understanding of this complex area of law. Philosophical belief Under the Equality Act 2010 religious and certain philosophical beliefs are protected. To be classified as a philosophical belief worthy of […]

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Religious and philosophical belief

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Cases about religious and philosophical beliefs have been in the headlines recently. The aim of this brief guide is to give you more of an understanding of this complex area of law. Philosophical belief Under the Equality Act 2010 religious and certain philosophical beliefs are protected. To be classified as a philosophical belief worthy of […]

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