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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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Zero Hours Contracts & National Minimum Wage

0 Employment

Just before the election the government announced on 26 March 2015 that it had banned exclusivity clauses in zero hours contracts.  As we correctly reported at the time, this wasn’t strictly true as although the legislation which was intended to ban zero hours contracts, the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015 (SBEE), was introduced on 26 March the […]

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Top 10 tips: what to consider when deciding to employ your first employee

0 Employment

Recruiting and employing your first employee can be an exciting time. However, there are some pitfalls to avoid if you want to make the process as stress-free and safe as possible: Do you need to employ someone? This may sound obvious but there are alternatives to employing someone. Employees are good when you want to […]

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October: Changes to emploment law

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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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