Shared Parental Leave

On 1st December 2014, new regulations giving Shared Parental Leave and Pay came into force in Great Britain. This applies to eligible couples whose baby is due to be born or the child is placed with the adopting couple on or after 5th April 2015. This will replace Additional Statutory Paternity Pay and leave. If […] Read more »

New National Minimum Wage Rates

From 1st October 2014 the National Minimum Wage rates are increasing. Please ensure you review and amend the rates for your employees from this date. The hourly rate for employees under 18 years of age increases from £3.72 to £3.79 per hour The hourly rate for employees between 18 to 20 years of age increases […] Read more »

RTI: The importance of reporting Hours Worked

From October 2013, the new Universal Credits system will start to be introduced around the UK. This new benefits system will replace income support, housing benefit, job seekers allowance and employment and support allowance. Then, from April 2014, workers who are currently claiming tax credits will claim universal credits instead. It is therefore crucial that […] Read more »