National Living Wage and National Minimum Wage Rates from April 2018
Minimum Wage Increase From 1 April 2018 The National Minimum Wage (Amendment) Regulations 2018 have been laid before parliament. They provide for the annual increase to…Read More
Calculating a day’s pay
According to the Supreme Court calculating a day’s pay should be at the rate of 1/365th of the annual salary, unless the employment contract says otherwise….Read More
MUGGED OFF FAIRLY!
An employer fairly dismissed an employee for bringing in offensive material, by way of a mug. What protected the employer when challenged? In Reed v CF…Read More
Asking a candidate about childcare can be an expensive business?
A female was awarded £2,000 after she was asked about childcare arrangements during her interview. The case concerns Chihiro Macdonald (CM) and the Japanese Consulate (JC)….Read More
The National Living Wage
From 1 April 2016 all employers must pay all its employees aged 25 and over the national living wage (NLW) rate. This is currently set at…Read More
A right to paid volunteering leave
At the end of November 15, it was confirmed that the government will introduce a new statutory right to allow staff to take paid volunteering leave….Read More